Stainless steel: it's a funny name. Would you want to stain it? What if you tried? Okay, maybe you shouldn't try. The great thing about stainless steel is that it doesn't nick, rust or corrode. But it does get dirty. This non-abrasive formula cleans and polishes stainless steel surfaces without streaking. Then, just to be nice, it leaves a protective layer. Even steel has a sensitive side.