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FRAME response to French drug trial incident

Statement from the FRAME Trustees: The catastrophic adverse effects reported last week in a clinical trial undertaken in France were unexpected and extremely surprising. One of six people treated with repeated doses of a new investigational drug in a Phase I clinical trial was initially left brain dead and then died, four others had severe [...]

January 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on FRAME response to French drug trial incident

Do e-cigarettes pose a risk to human health?

FRAME is concerned that health claims are being made about e-cigarettes without the benefit of accurate data. In the latest issue of FRAME's scientific journal ATLA, Dr Robert Combes and Professor Michael Balls look at statements made by Public Health England (PHE) regarding the potential harm from e-cigarettes, compared with smoking tobacco products. PHE has [...]

January 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Do e-cigarettes pose a risk to human health?

Cosmetics testing and the FRAME logo

Many people still seem unsure about the current situation regarding cosmetics testing in the UK. FRAME has received several inquiries from people who were given gifts at Christmas that had our logo on the packaging, and have asked if it meant the product was not tested on animals. Since early 2013 it has been illegal [...]

January 4th, 2016|News, Press|Comments Off on Cosmetics testing and the FRAME logo

2015 – Turkey bans cosmetics tests on animals

Turkey joined the growing group of countries who banned cosmetics testing on animals.  As well as the Europe-wide ban, animal testing is also banned in Israel, Norway and India. The country’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Administration added an additional article to its new regulation regarding the cosmetics industry banning animal testing for cosmetic products. The [...]

September 14th, 2015|Timeline|Comments Off on 2015 – Turkey bans cosmetics tests on animals

New ban on animal tests for household products

The Home Office is to introduce a ban on testing household products on animals with effect from October. The move follows a detailed consultation about the impact such a ban would have on industry and the economy. The ban will apply to products bought by the public for use at home and in the garden, [...]

March 12th, 2015|Press, Rightbox|Comments Off on New ban on animal tests for household products