Solvent cleaning compound (MIL-PRF-680) can cause eye and skin irritation. Wear
protective rubber gloves and chemical splash goggles or faceshield to avoid skin or
eye contact. Use in a well ventilated area. First aid for skin contact: remove any con-
taminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. First aid for eye
contact: flush with water for 15 minutes or until irritation subsides. If irritation per-
sists, call a physician. If overcome by vapors, move from exposed area and call a phy-
sician. In case of ingestion, do not induce vomiting, call a physician immediately.
Use solvent cleaning compound (Item 3, Appendix E) to clean or wash grease or oil from
all metal parts. All surfaces must be clean to ensure removal of corrosion, soil, grease or
After cleaning, use water to rinse M3A1 CROP. Dry all parts thoroughly with a lint-free
Spot paint all surfaces as necessary (TB 43-0209).
Refer to Appendix K for lubrication instructions pertaining to the M3A1 CROP.
Refer to Appendix C, Components of End Item (COEI) and Basic Issue Items (BII) Lists for proper inventory and