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To sell or not to sell? Tackling regulation in China – animal testing debate

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Regulatory Status of Animal Testing in Cosmetics in China by April Guo

As head of cosmetic regulatory affairs at the Chemical Inspection and Regulation Service (CIRS), April Guo will focus on animal testing in cosmetics in China from a regulatory point of view. Ms. Guo will give suggestions as to how stakeholders can balance regulations in different countries or avoid animal testing in cosmetics in China.

Update on China’s positive steps towards non-animal testing requirements for cosmetics by Dr. Rodger Curren

As president of the IIVS (Institute for In Vitro Sciences) Dr. Curren is the ideal person to provide insight on the pace of change by the China FDA on alternatives. Rodger is set to talk about how the Institute is now providing training to Chinese labs on in Vitro test methods with OECD Guidelines, its’ interaction with regulators and the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with China’s National Institutes for Food and Drug Control.


  • April Guo

    April Guo

    Head of Cosmetics Regulatory Affairs

    CIRS China

  • Rodger Curren

    Dr. Rodger Curren


    Institute for In Vitro Sciences

  • Michelle Yeomans

    Michelle Yeomans

    Assistant Editor