As upcoming industry events in Europe and beyond turn their attention to the new EU cosmetics regulations being exercised next year, Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of the key points from the new legislation.
As a result of its Sustainable Trust guidelines becoming more stringent, the Co-operative Asset Management Group has sold its entire holdings of Avon shares, as it says its policy conflicts with the recent revelation that Avon tests its cosmetics on animals.
The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics’ Leaping Bunny program has received backing from cosmetics players and can benefit further from big brand backing in its bid to end animal testing in the cosmetics industry.
Having a celebrity support a cause, such as phasing out cosmetics testing on animals, has a major impact on the message and spreads awareness, and also serves to boost the personal image of the individual for getting behind the cause.
The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has continued its aim of ridding the cosmetics industry of animal testing by working directly with companies that wish to avoid animal tests under REACH.
In an exclusive interview with CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com, animal rights group PETA has defended the eye-catching images it uses in its campaigns stating it is sometimes necessary to shake people up in order to initiate discussion and raise awareness...
SEURAT-1, a major European private-public research consortium working towards alternatives for animal testing, has presented some of its recent achievements at the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) last week.
With China poised to accept its first ever non-animal test method for cosmetics by late summer, Dr. Brian Jones of the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) says don’t be surprised by how quickly the autorities accept and implement more.
The global cosmetics company is to reward efforts towards replacing animal use in product safety testing with a ‘Lush prize’ of £250,000 (€312,000) set to be divided between five categories to those demonstrating excellence in the sector.
The brand well known in the US, UK, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Singapore and the Middle East has come under fire due to its decision to move into the Chinese market, despite its conflicting animal testing policy.