This product is similar to popular water displacement products EXCEPT that it does not contain silicone or kerosene based solvents, etc. Indeed, it is so benign it can be used around food. It is also ideal for siezed nuts or screws, freeing up hinges, door locks, as a cutting or tapping & other machining agent. As the product is non-conductive, it is ideal for removing moisture from car distributor, switches, potentiometers, solenoids, etc. It does not dry or wash out in water. You will be delighted with this product.