What are phosphates?

Strong detergents generally are high in chemicals called phosphates. Phosphates increase bacterial or algal growth in natural water causing a decrease in oxygen levels, suffocating biological systems.

Squirt Biodegradable Bike Cleaner

Squirt Biodegradable Bike Cleaner is a mild, non aggressive bike cleaner free of phosphates making it safer in for use in the natural environment, often where bikes are washed. Bike Cleaner is also readily biodegradable and is broken down in watery systems to basic molecules like carbon dioxide, water and methane.

Read more about the effect of phosphates on natural water systems here.