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Call for industry input to progress non-animal tests

One of FRAME's recent collaborators, XCellR8 are calling on cosmetic companies and suppliers to provide much needed input to progress the regulatory approval of new non-animal toxicity tests. In a recent a recent statement (15 November) XCellR8 outlined how industry could help to shape the future of non-animal toxicity testing: Urgent input from regulatory affairs [...]

November 21st, 2016|News, Press|Comments Off on Call for industry input to progress non-animal tests

Funding success for new non-animal safety test

FRAME would like to congratulate one of its collaborators, XCellR8 on successfully securing a large European grant to continue their important work to develop and get regulatory acceptance of a non-animal test to check the safety of new cosmetic or personal care products. In a statement released today (12 September 2016), XCellR8 announced: The complete [...]

September 12th, 2016|News, Press|Comments Off on Funding success for new non-animal safety test

Cosmetics testing: the animal ban spreads

FRAME is delighted that more and more countries are starting processes to bring an end to cosmetics testing on animals. It has been against the law to test cosmetics or their ingredients on animals in the EU since the start of 2013. Crucially, it is also illegal to market cosmetics that have undergone animal tests [...]

November 13th, 2015|News, PositionStatement, Press|Comments Off on Cosmetics testing: the animal ban spreads

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

2013 – Cosmetics testing on animals banned in EU

March 2013 saw the European Union pass a full ban on the sale of any and all cosmetic products that had been tested on animals. This was the result of over a decade’s work from alternatives organizations and governments in cooperation with cosmetics companies to prevent the distribution of unregulated and unethical products. This highlights [...]

May 27th, 2014|Timeline, TL_legislation|Comments Off on 2013 – Cosmetics testing on animals banned in EU