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Are Artificial Colors Safe in Pet Shampoo?

Are Artificial Colors Safe in Pet Shampoo?

Artificial colors are synthetic dyes generally produced from petroleum.

Are artificial colors in dog shampoo safe?

There is a lot of conflicting information about artificial colors. 

Studies cite linkages to skin irritation, minor evidence of endocrine activity from cellular assays and models. Another review study found that on a cellular level, they have the potential for neurotoxicity. 

Is it Natural or Synthetic?  How Safe Is It?  Can It Be Organic? 
  very safe

Are artificial colors safe?
Artificial colors are simply not necessary in pet shampoo.

With conflicting studies on carcinogenicity, genotoxicity and organ system toxicity, artificial colors should be removed from all pet shampoo and avoided by pet parents.