*Elite Shampoo cleans effectively and rinses easily. Elite Shampoo is non-drying and leaves your cats coat clean, soft, and shiny. *Employs several of nature’s elite vegetable based cleaning agents that provide excellent cleaning capabilities and are a renewable organic resource. *Contains no phosphates, petroleum solvents, chlorine, perfumes, dyes, or animal by-products. *This vegetable-based product breaks down safely and rapidly in the environment. Safe for septic systems. *No animals (just people) were used in the testing of this product.