What is an “Active Ingredient”?

An active ingredient (Happy Cappy’s medicated shampoo for seborrheic dermatitis contains Pyrithione Zinc) is any component that provides pharmacological activity or another direct effect in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, or to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or animals.  Pyrithione Zinc has long been approved by the FDA and regarded as GRASE or Generally Regarded As Safe and Effective.  Learn more about our Pyrithione Zinc shampoo and our unique active ingredient.