Animal Alternatives

State of São Paulo in Brazil Bans Cosmetic Testing on Animals

Jan 24, 2014

This ban in the Brazilian state follows a ban from India, Israel and the European Union, as well as debate and potential regulation changes in countries like China.

Liverpool Student Develops Alternative to Draize for Testing Mascara Irritation

Jan 8, 2014

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a testing method alternative to the Draize test for mascara eye irritation using protozoa rather than animals. In addition to the new method not using rabbits, it was found to be cheaper and more reliable.

CeeTox Inches Closer to Validating Non-Animal Skin Allergy Assay

Aug 13, 2013

CeeTox has reported positive results from the recent phase of a PETA-funded validation study performed by the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO)’s Applied BIO & Molecular Systems (ABS) team.