Ballistol Multi-Purpose Sportsman's Oil is now over 100 years old lubricant is hugely popular in Europe and is catching on fast here. Non-toxic, no carcinogens and bio-degradable. Will not gum up with time. Ballistol dissolves traces of lead, copper, zinc, brass and tombac. Due to its alkaline character Ballistol is ideal for cleaning and maintaining black powder firearms. Cleans and protects wood, brings out the wood grain and luster and protects it against damage from humidity, dry air and insects. Effectively cleans, rejuvenates and water proofs smooth leathers. Protects against the impact of water, insects and fungi. Maintain boots, saddles, holsters etc. Can also be used as a case lube. This stuff has thousands of uses. We call it snake oil here at the shop because of the many uses.