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Activists Celebrate India’s Expected Ban On Cosmetic Animal Testing

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Reportedly, India’s Bureau of Indian Standards has revised its standard for cosmetic safety testing, effectively banning the use of animals to substantiate the safety of cosmetic products and ingredients, in harmony with the European Union. Meanwhile, EU Health Commissioner Tonio Borg reports “first signs of acceptance of alternative methods in China.”

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