Biodegradable cleaner, non-toxic, non-caustic, free of ammonia, phosphates and petroleum derivatives, per the European directive EC 648/2004. The specific directive governs the composition of detergents with respect to their biodegradability. Friendly to human and the environment. It does not irritate hands and it does not cause any inhalation related problems. Gentle for the hands but with strong cleaning action. Easily dissolves grease, sauces and all food residues giving sparkling clean cookware, dishes and utensils.