Animal testing is a highly sensitive subject, particularly when it comes to cosmetics. Much of the information you receive about this subject is difficult to understand and sometimes misleading. So we at Cosmetics Europe have put together this information sheet. We want to give you some important facts about cosmetics and animal testing and to explain how we, as an industry, are working to develop alternative testing.
The cosmetic industry sees consumer safety as its number one priorit and therefore supports the strict EU regulations that are in place to ensure that consumers are safe and feel safe when using a cosmetic product.
We have assigned our best scientists, laboratories and significant funding towards this effort for more than twenty years.
For more than 40 years, Cosmetics Europe has represented the European cosmetic, toiletry and perfumery manufacturing Industry in Brussels.
Working together with the European Institutions, NGOs and other industry sectors, Cosmetics Europe is committed to contributiong to the regulatory framework for cosmetics in the best interests of consumers, innovation and competitive Serious about Cosmetics - Serious about Alternative Methods.