Cleans, lubricates and protects. Recommended for use before and after routine cleaning. It helps loosen fouling, and preps the bore for cleaning. Use patches to apply, then follow through with Iosso Bore Cleaner. After cleaning, follow with the Eliminator Gun Oil to remove any missed cleaning residues and to inhibit corrosion. Works great to lubricate parts. It is biodegradable, has no petroleum distillates, silicon, or ammonia. This bio-based formula is made from natural plant extracts. It keeps our farmers in business, and reduces our dependence on foreign resources. This biodegradable formula has no harmul impact on the environment.