Can I use oil-only absorbents in any type of liquid spills?

Given its name, oil-only absorbents can only absorb oil and fuel, NOT water. Oil-only pads are ideal for soaking up and containing liquid spills and drips. You use oil-only pillows to contain mass oil leakage and persistent drips. To avoid the further spread of an oil spill, use oil-only socks to contain it in a small area.

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