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MEPs have adopted a resolution vote that will add political pressure to the European Commission to respond, proving important for the cosmetic industry's fight to uphold its existing EU animal testing ban [Getty Images]

European Parliament votes for EU-wide plan to phase out animal testing

By Kacey Culliney

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have adopted a resolution vote calling on the European Commission to establish an EU-wide action plan to actively phase out animal experiments – a move that adds weight to the cosmetics industry’s fight to protect...

EC deems three hair dye ingredients safe for cosmetics use

EC deems three hair dye ingredients safe for cosmetics use

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has published Opinions on the safety of three hair dye ingredients, deeming all of them to be safe for use in cosmetics products.

SCCS rules on more hair dye ingredients

SCCS rules on more hair dye ingredients

By Michelle Yeomans

The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety has published opinions on 3-amino-2,6-dimethylphenol; hydroxyethoxy aminopyrazolopyridine HCl; and Basic Brown 17.

EU Commission proposes exemption to animal testing ban

EU Commission proposes exemption to animal testing ban

By Michelle Yeomans

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has issued a statement suggesting that the European Commission is likely to propose an exemption to the animal testing ban for products that contain "significant added value".

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