EU's Cosmetics Animal Testing Bans Challenged in New Court Decision
Cruelty Free Europe's director of science and regulatory affairs, Emma Grange, Ph.D., said: “This decision is a huge backwards step in our fight to stop animals suffering and dying in the name of beauty."
Nov 27th, 2023
Inolex and CTPA Join ICCS, Further Promote Animal-free Testing Methods
US Moves a Step Closer to Banning Cosmetics Animal Testing
European Commission to Expedite Phasing Out of Animal Testing
Responding to the ECI, the EC provided a comprehensive overview of the EU's legislative and policy framework for animal testing and proposed creating a "roadmap" to further reduce animal testing.
Jul 26th, 2023
Canada Officially Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetics
On June 22, 2023, Canadian officials passed measures through the Budget Implementation Act, Bill C-47, prohibiting the sale of cosmetics that rely on new animal testing data to establish product safety.
Jun 23rd, 2023
Is It the Best Bakuchiol? 5 Ways to Tell You Have the Best Ingredient - Get a Free Sample Today!
Bakuchiol is a multifunctional ingredient that targets acne-affected skin and reduces wrinkles. However, not all Bakuchiol is created equal. To source the best Bakuchiol for your formulations, choose an ingredient with these five characteristics.
Nov 16th, 2023
CTPA Welcomes UK Government Action to Ensure No Cosmetic Ingredient Testing on Animals
The announcement from the government is an important step towards the goal of ensuring that non-animal methods are accepted by the authorities to meet the requirements of other pieces of UK chemicals legislation, per the CTPA.
May 17th, 2023
U.K. Government Alleged to Secretly Abandon Animal Testing Ban; CTPA Responds
Cruelty Free International called on Home Secretary Suella Braverman MP to reinstate the 1998 ban (case number CO/3748/21) although according to the CTPA, the ban was never abandoned.
May 5th, 2023
John Paul Mitchell Hit with Suit Alleging False 'No Animal Testing' Claim
John Paul Mitchell Systems is facing a class action suit alleging its "no animal testing" promise was broken to meet regulatory requirements in China to gain access to the market.
Feb 21st, 2023
New York Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act Signed into Law
The legislation will go into effect as of Jan. 1, 2023, and will end the sale of cosmetics tested on animals in New York State, WBNG reports.
Dec 16th, 2022
BioCell Collagen Gains Halal Approval
BioCell's flagship ingredient, BioCell Collagen, is now halal-certified by the Islamic Information Documentation and Certification GmbH (IIDC), an accreditation accepted in nearly all Islamic countries.
Nov 9th, 2022
Osea Officially an Ocean Positive Verified Brand
According to Osea, the brand offsets more carbon than it creates.
Aug 8th, 2022
CTPA Convenes to Progress the Use and Regulatory Acceptance of Animal Testing Alternatives
The CTPA and the U.K. cosmetic industry wants to promote the use of new approach methodologies (NAMs) as alternatives to animal testing for these vital safety requirements under other chemicals legislation, especially UK Reach.
Mar 24th, 2022
Asia-Pacific Regulatory Update: Regulations Refined—GMPs, Children's Cosmetics, Animal Testing and More in China
Following previous Chinese regulatory updates, the author herein presents updated revisions from the fourth quarter of 2021. These revisions relate to cutting down excessive packaging, GMPs, monitoring adverse reactions, animal test alternatives and more.
Jan 31st, 2022