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When looking for pet products, it's important to make sure you are feeding your pet the healthiest options. This will help keep you and your pet happy! Take a look at the dangers of these artificial preservatives that are commonly found in pet products:

Ethoxyquin

Ethoxyquin is a pet food preservative that is also found in pesticides and as a hardening agent to make rubber. It's linked to liver and blood problems and cancer. 

Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA)

BHA is a chemical used to preserve oils and fats in pet food. It's suspected of being a cancer causing ingredient and is now classified as a carcinogen. 

Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT)

Used in cosmetics, fuels and embalming fluid. BHT has been linked to urinary and thyroid cancer in animals. 

Propylene Glycol

Propylene glycol is the main ingredient in antifreeze. If ingested at high doses, it can cause central nervous system depression and lactic acidosis, resulting in seizures, tremors, and anemia. 

Tertiary Butylhydroquinone (TBHQ)

Propylene glycol is the main ingredient in antifreeze. If ingested at high doses, it can cause central nervous system depression and lactic acidosis, resulting in seizures, tremors, and anemia. 

Crumps' Naturals doesn't use any artificial preservatives in their pet products, only the best ingredients for your pet. 

View SimpleWag's infographic about The Dangers of Artificial Preservatives here.