General Purpose Spill Kits will absorbent water based fluids, as well all hydrocarbon based fluids, meaning they absorb most liquids, hence being called ‘General Purpose’

If you have water based fluids that may be spilled, then you will need General Purpose Spill Kits, as Oil Only spill kits, will not absorb water based liquids.

Also, if the spill can only happen inside you facility, a General Purpose Spill Kit may be a better choice, as it will absorb oils, but other common liquid spills such as coolants. For more information on choosing the right spill kit, take a look at out Spill Kit Selection Guide.