Saving Animals One Lipstick at a Time

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India is the first country in South Asia to ban animal testing for cosmetics.

India is the first country in South Asia to ban animal testing for cosmetics.

Paws Up!
To India for banning animal testing for cosmetics.

According to a news article, “The decision [to ban animal testing] was taken at a meeting of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Cosmetics Sectional Committee, chaired by the Drugs Controller General of India and is in line with the European Union’s stand.” The article states that India is the first country in South Asia to take this step.

The European Union banned animal testing for cosmetics in 2004 and recently banned the import and sale of cosmetics tested on animals.

Take Action: Write a note to the ambassador from India to the United States thanking her country for respecting and protecting animals.

The Honorable Nirupama Rao
Ambassador
Embassy of India
2107 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008

2 Responses to “Saving Animals One Lipstick at a Time”

  1. When you think about it…times are maybe changing! | The National Humane Education Society Says:

    […] institute, or laboratory you’re talking about. Many animals still suffer for our beauty; others do not. Unfortunately, millions suffer through drug trials. These trials often prove nothing. The research […]


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