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China Plans to Phase Out Mandatory Cosmetics Animal Testing

China Plans to Phase Out Mandatory Cosmetics Animal Testing

This week the Be Cruelty-Free Campaign announced that China is going to make some revisions to their animal testing policies in 2014! This is another great step towards phasing out animal testing in this market! The Humane Society International has been actively involved in many campaigns against animal testing worldwide. Along with other organizations, a grant towards In Vitro Sciences has been provided to China in hopes that it will encourage their government to phase …

What is Required by Law Animal Testing?

What is Required by Law Animal Testing?

One of the most common cruelty-free beauty questions I get is, “What is required by law animal testing?” Lots of brands that market themselves as being cruelty-free also state that they do test on animals when required by law. What exactly does this mean? How does it impact a brand’s cruelty-free status? Our brand does not conduct animal testing, nor ask others to do it on its behalf, except when it is required by law. …

Are Products Imported into China Still Cruelty-Free?

Are Products Imported into China Still Cruelty-Free?

The laws about animal testing in China continue to cause confusion. Many brands have opted to started testing on animals to comply laws that require testing on animals in order to sell in China and in other markets. Last year, Logical Harmony published the post Animal Testing and China which tried to give an overview of when products are and are not required to be tested on animals. Several readers and bloggers reached out with …

How the EU Ban on Animal Testing is Effecting Brands - Shiseido

How the EU Ban on Animal Testing is Effecting Brands – Shiseido

New of the upcoming EU ban on animal testing was met with celebration around the world. While the ban had been in the works for several years, it was finally confirmed in early February. Since that time, more details about exactly what the ban means having been coming to light. Initially, there was a lot of confusion about if it meant that all brands selling in the EU were going to be completely cruelty free. …

Everything You Need to Know about Animal Testing in China

Everything You Need to Know about Animal Testing in China

When it comes to animal testing and China, there’s a lot of information¬†out there. There is also a lot of incorrect information as well.¬†The amount that there is to consume is quite overwhelming and intimidating. Often things are worded in a way where you’re not quite sure exactly what to believe. Especially when it comes to reading statements from brands about if they sell in China, where animal testing is currently required by law. One …