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NEWS | Oct. 24, 2022

Maint Managment: Soak Up Motor Pool Spills, Then Dispose Properly

BLUF: Use absorbent compound to safely soak up oil spills, then dispose of it properly.

A wheeled vehicle mechanic changes the oil filter on a HUMVEE.
Photo by Sgt. James Geelen

Order a 44-lb bag of absorbent compound, NSN 7930-00-269-1272, to soak up oil and spills in the motor pool.

Just pour the compound on the spill and sweep it up once the spill is absorbed. Then dispose of the compound in a proper HAZMAT container.

Table 1 of CTA 50-970 is your authority for ordering the compound. You can find it on the Army Publishing Directorate website HERE.
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