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Title: Material and methods for oil spill control and cleanup and extinguishing petroleum fires

A dispersal medium is described for cleaning of oil spills and the like and extinguishing petroleum fires. Its major quantitative part consists of a household liquid detergent and also contains eucalyptus oil, bovine urine, alfalfa and vitamin b-6. Methods of oil spill clean-up and fire extinguishing are also described.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6158454
Report Number(s):
US 4248733
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 2 Aug 1979
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; OIL SPILLS; CLEANING; ALFALFA; DETERGENTS; FIRE FIGHTING; OILS; PYRIDOXINE; URINE; ADDITIVES; AZINES; BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS; BIOLOGICAL WASTES; BODY FLUIDS; EMULSIFIERS; HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS; HYDROXY COMPOUNDS; LEGUMINOSAE; MATERIALS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; OTHER ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PLANTS; PYRIDINES; SURFACTANTS; VITAMIN B GROUP; VITAMINS; WASTES; WETTING AGENTS 020900* -- Petroleum-- Environmental Aspects; 020600 -- Petroleum-- Health & Safety