White oil and fuel absorbent socks ideal for use as a barrier to encircle a spill or placed around the base of drums and machinery to absorb any nuisance leaks or drip. Suitable for absorbing petroleum based liquids and for the selective recovery of oil from water. Its hydrophobic properties enable these socks to float on water even when entirely saturated. Strong tubular knitted outer fabric sleeve allows for durability, expansion and improved speed of absorption. Filled with a super absorbent polymer that retains any liquids absorbed, the absorbent core is secured into the sock at each end with a stitched seam. Dimensions length x diameter 1200 x 100mm, absorbency capacity per sock 4.5 litres, bag of 8 socks.