Elizabeth Arden: Come Clean about Animal Tests
Action Alert from All-Creatures.org

FROM

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
October 2013

ACTION

More and more cosmetics companies have stopped using animal tests. But Elizabeth Arden continues to use or pay for outdated test methods that cause animal suffering and fail to protect public health. Itís time for Arden to

Sign an online petition

And/or better yet, make direct contact:

Investor Relations, Elizabeth Arden
Marcey Becker
Senior Vice President, Finance & Corporate Development
200 Park Avenue South, 7th Floor
New York NY 10003

Transfer Agent and Registrar
American Stock Transfer and Trust Company
59 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038
phone (800) 937-5449

Salon Consumer Relations
guestrelations@rdspas.com 

Public Relations Requests
(including media, corporate information, history, and charitable contributions)
publicrelations@elizabetharden.com 

Consumer Affairs
EA Consumer Affairs
309 South Street
New Providence, NJ 07974
phone (800) 326-7337
consumer@elizabetharden.com

Tell Arden to #ComeClean on www.Twitter.com. Sample tweet: Hey @ElizabethArden, it's time to #ComeClean about animal testing & protect public health! http://ht.ly/pBZak

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

The Physicians Committee has drafted a shareholder resolution to address the discrepancies in Ardenís animal testing policy. We ask that shareholders on the Board of Elizabeth Arden Inc. encourage the company to increase the transparency around the use of animals in product testing by making their animal use publically available on their website. This would include the species, numbers, and specific tests conducted with the animals used. We also ask that Arden join IIVS ICARAA to ensure that they really are working towards developing nonanimal test methods. See the Shareholder Resolution section for more information.

Experimenters shove animals face-first into tubes no larger than their bodies and force them to breathe fragrances. The animals are kept in the tubes four to six hours daily for up to three months while experimenters look for signs of toxicity such as paralysis and death.

No painkillers are provided.

Arden says it doesnít perform animal tests, ďexcept in the rare instances in which itís required by law.Ē But Arden sells in China and Brazil, countries that frequently and clearly require animal testing for most cosmetics ingredients.

These tests donít protect humans. In 150 human clinical trials of inflammatory diseases (including asthma, which can be triggered by some fragrances), 100 percent of drugs developed using mice failed.

See INFOGRAPHIC: Come Clean: Interactive Diagram of Cosmetic Ingredient Animal Tests


Thank you for everything you do for animals!


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