Steel wool is made utilizing oil during the manufacturing process, and it always retains some of that oil, which makes it unsuitable for some applications and a possible fire hazard in some shops where sparking may occur. Now Briwax has solved that problem with Briwax® 100% Oil Free Steel Wool that is manufactured without using any oil through a revolutionary process guaranteeing it is truly oil free. This makes it ideal for paint prep work, removing paint, varnish and rust, as well as use with chemical strippers. The #0000 grade is ideal for polishing and cleaning. One 225gm roll per box.