Is Rit Dye Toxic?

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Phoenix Brands produces many products under the Rit name, none of which are toxic. Rit dyes contain no hazardous or harsh additives, and the company explains that it uses no chemicals that pose acute or chronic health hazards, as defined by the American National Standards Institute.

Rit not only eschews toxic ingredients for benign materials, but the company also works to create products that are safe for use in everyday homes. Rit dyes are noncarcogenic, and the product is shelf stable. Furthermore, consumers with excess dyes can dispose of these materials using a standard sewage system or septic tank without consequence.