Guide for General Laboratory Spill Kit Contents


The following table shows the minimum materials required in a spill kit for various types of chemical spills:

Spill Type
Required Materials Acid Base Organic Solvent Solid
Acid Neutralizer/Adsorbent
Base Neutralizer/Adsorbent
Organic Liquid Adsorbent
Neoprene or Nitrile Gloves
Dustpan & Brush
Disposable Bags
Leakproof Container
Hazardous Waste Labels
Warning Signs
Optional Materials
Drain Cover
Caution Tape
Shoe Covers
PH Indicator
General Purpose Socks


If you have any questions about the above or any other issue, please feel free to contact the Lab Safety Specialist.