China FDA is now allowing some cosmetic products to be sold without prior animal testing
An Animal Rights Article from All-Creatures.org

FROM

The National Humane Education Society (NHES)
January 2014

The European Union and India have both changed their policies about animal testing on some personal care products. It’s good to see China possibly following suit.

According to a news story, the China Food and Drug Administration announced, “Animal testing would no longer be mandatory for ‘non-specialized cosmetics’, including shampoo, soaps and certain skin products….”

The European Union and India have both changed their policies about animal testing on some personal care products. It’s good to see China possibly following suit.

Take Action: The best way to take action is to never buy personal care items that have been tested on animals. Check labels to make sure you are buying cruelty free products. Additionally, you can write to the China Food and Drug Administration supporting the decision to allow the sale of some cosmetics without requiring animal testing.

Zhang Yong, Minister
China Food and Drug Administration
26 Xuanwumen Xidajie,
Beijing, 100053, P.R. China
fax 86-010-68310909
inquires@sda.gov.cn
 


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