Sweeping compound is a dust control absorbent and deodorizer for collecting and keeping dust and dirt down while sweeping in work areas. Sweeping compound is manufactured with top quality materials and is packaged in a durable poly liner that keeps it fresh and long lasting. Sweeping compound is made from recycled materials and contains no petroleum ingredients; instead it uses glycerin which is the main by-product of making bio-diesel. Sweeping compound is safe to use on all floors. Meets Minnesota law for vegetable (not petroleum) based product.