11th March 2013- a date which is a huge turning point in the abolition of animal testing on cosmetic products. Thanks to BUAV after 40 years of campaigning they have now put an end to the testing of cosmetic products on animals in Europe.
What does this mean?
No new animals experiments for cosmetics can be conducted for products which are going to sold within the EU. However, companies who have previously test the ingredients of their products on animals will still be able to sell these in the EU- so its always best to look out for the leaping bunny logo for company's who embrace being cruelty free.
BUAV are now turning their attention globally for other governments globally to end animal testing on cosmetics in their country too.
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