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UK reinstates ban on animal testing for cosmetic ingredients

By Rebecca Hitchon | 18 May 2023

On 17 May 2023, the UK government issued a statement announcing that no new licences will be granted for animal testing of chemicals exclusively intended to be used as ingredients in cosmetic products. The ban follows pressure from animal rights campaigners, after a judicial review brought about by animal protection…

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UK may allow animal testing on cosmetic ingredients for first time since 1998

By Chloe Randall | 11 August 2021

The Home Office has admitted in a letter this week to animal protection organisation, Cruelty Free International that animal testing for cosmetic ingredients, including those used solely in cosmetics may be allowed for some ingredients. This is a turn around on the government’s position which has been held since 1998.…

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Unilever reveals support for worldwide animal testing ban for cosmetics

By Kat Hill | 15 March 2019

Personal care giant, Unilever, has announced its support for a global ban on animal testing for cosmetics. With 57 brands in its portfolio, the announcement comes as part of a new collaboration with animal protection organisation, Humane Society International (HSI). Unilever brands include Dove, Lynx, Sure, Toni & Guy and Simple.…

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