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Marketing ban on cosmetics subject to animal testing comes into force by Nick Boley
March 11, 2013, 17:07
Filed under: Cosmetics, EU Information | Tags: ,

The ban on the marketing of cosmetics, and cosmetic ingredients, which have been subject to animal testing as part of their safety assessment, came into force today, 13 March 2013. A question and answer document from the European Commission can be found here on the subject.

Significant work is being carried out to develop and validate alternative testing methods for cosmetics and cosmetic ingredients which do not involve animal testing.

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