Boric acid has anti-microbial properties, as well as mild bleaching properties (as do many weak organic acids), but its main contribution to the prevention of tear stain may be its ability to stabilize porphyrins present in the tears, saliva, and urine.
The use of boric acid for tear stains is only to be halted once the show career of an animal has been completed.
|Function||Tear stain control, prevents tear stains|
Wash the stained area well, either with shampoo or with Wampum Self Rinse Shampoo. Take pinches of Wampum Fine Boric Acid Powder between your fingers and rub this into the wet-stained hair. Dry off (long coats) or let dry naturally (short coats). Repeat daily.
Advisable to store away from high temperatures or direct sunlight. Keep away from children.