Colgate-Palmolive- Trusted brands for personal care, household cleaning and pet nutrition.

Colgate Palmolive- Trusted brands for personal care, household cleaning and pet nutrition. Throughout the world, people like you trust our family of brands to care for the ones they love. From toothbrushes and toothpastes to bar soap, household cleaners, and even pet food, every day our products improve the quality of life for consumers worldwide.

Colgate Oral Care- Trusted resource for dental health information and dental care products.
Colgate Personal Care - Anti-perspirant and Deodorant products for men and women.
Colgate Home Care and household cleaning products. Dishwashing liquid, and household cleaners.

Our Company:  History

History
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1939
Dr. Mark L. Morris develops a pet food to help save a guide dog named Buddy from kidney disease. This breakthrough leads to the first Hill's Prescription Diet product.

1947
Ajax cleanser is launched, establishing a powerful now-global brand equity for cleaning products.

1953
Colgate-Palmolive Company becomes company's official name.

1956
Colgate opens corporate headquarters at 300 Park Avenue in New York City.

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