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COMPANIES TESTING/NOT TESTING ON ANIMALS

Iwould put the info in here,but the thread is very very long.

I AM GOING TO POST THE ONES THAT DO TESY ON ANIMALS

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Welcome to the searchable database of companies that do and that don't test their products on animals! You can search by company name or by product type to find out which of your favorite products are cruelty-free. To find out how companies get onto the "Do Test" and "Don't Test" lists, click here.

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Harrods: Stop selling fur!

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Require M.A.C. Cosmetics to...

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AVON

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Take Action! Tell J Brand to Stop Selling Clothes With Rabbit Fur

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TJX Corporation: Stop Selling Animal Fur

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http://www.thepetitionsite.com/199/430/336/avon-este-lauder-mary-kay-resume-testing-cosmetics-on-animals/

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Avon, Mary Kay, and Estee Lauder Are Paying for Tests on Animals

Let cosmetics companies know that you will no longer buy their products that are tested on animals. READ MORE

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http://www.thepetitionsite.com/138/597/302/stop-testing-nicotine-on-animals/

The tobacco industry and federal government both are still funding nicotine and smoking experiments on animals. Every year in the U.S., hundreds of animals are harmed and killed in experiments to test the effects of nicotine and tobacco.

The Hidden Ingredient in Cosmetic Testing: Animal Suffering

Every year, cosmetics companies kill millions of animals to test their products. These companies claim they test on animals to establish the safety of their products and ingredients for consumers. However, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not require animal testing for cosmetics, and alternative testing methods are widely available and lead to more reliable results. Hundreds of companies – including Avon, The Body Shop and Mary Kay – already use humane non-animal testing methods to ensure the safety of their cosmetics.

Painful and Deadly Tests

Product testing is commonly performed on animals to measure the levels of skin irritancy, eye tissue damage, and toxicity caused by various substances used in the manufacture of cosmetics. In the Draize test, caustic substances are placed in the eyes of conscious rabbits to evaluate damage to sensitive eye tissues. This is extremely painful for the rabbits, who often scream when the substances are applied and sometimes break their necks or backs trying to escape the restraints. 

Lethal Dosage (LD) tests are used to determine the amount of a substance that will kill a predetermined ratio of animals. For example, in the LD50 test, subjects are forced to ingest poisonous substances (through stomach tubes, vapor spray inhalers or injection) until half of them die. Common reactions to LD tests include convulsions, vomiting, paralysis and bleeding from the eyes, nose, mouth or rectum.

The Failure of Animal Testing

Not only is animal testing inhumane; it is inherently inaccurate. For example, LD tests do not measure human health hazards, but only determine how toxic the product is to the type of animal it was tested on. Test results cannot be extrapolated from a mouse to a rat, let alone from a rat to a human. Each species reacts differently to various substances. Moreover, LD test results can be affected by the age and sex of the animals tested, their housing and nutritional conditions and how the compound is administered. 

Humane and Effective Alternatives

Non-animal testing methods that are more reliable and less expensive have been developed. These make use of cell and skin tissue cultures, corneas from eye banks, and sophisticated computer and mathematical models. Some companies avoid testing altogether by using non-toxic natural ingredients or those that have already been safety-approved by the Cosmetics, Toiletry and Fragrance Association. As Gordon Baxter, cofounder of Pharmagene Laboratories, which uses only computers and human tissues to create and test drugs once said, “If you have information on human genes, what’s the point of going back to animals?”

Why Test On Animals?

Regulatory agencies don’t require animal testing of cosmetics, and the effectiveness of non-animal product testing methods has been thoroughly demonstrated. In 2003, the European Union passed a ban on the use of animals in cosmetics testing starting in 2009, and a complete sales ban effective in 2013. So why do some American companies still insist on conducting these barbaric and obsolete tests? 

The resistance of industry technicians and researchers trying to protect their jobs accounts for some of the reason. In addition, corporate legal departments typically use animal testing as a way to evade liability in the event of a lawsuit. However, consumers who purchase products from companies that test on animals are also partly responsible. Compassionate consumers must use their purchasing power to send a strong message to cosmetics manufacturers that testing on animals is cruel and unacceptable


What you can do
1. Only buy products from companies that don’t test on animals! A comprehensive list is available at www.leapingbunny.org. Encourage your friends and family members to support humane companies, as well.

2. Let companies currently testing cosmetics on animals know that you will not buy their products until they stop. Most companies have toll-free numbers that you can call for free!

http://www.vidacompassion.org/main/list/company.html

Animal Testing: Companies that DO test on animals

The BAD List: Companies That DO Test on Animals: ... Below, you will find a fairly comprehensive list of companies that test their products on animals

  • Alcon Labs
  • Allergan, Inc.
  • American Beauty
  • Answer
  • Aramis
  • Arm & Hammer
  • ArmorAll
  • Arrid
  • Aveda
  • Avon
  • Axe
  • Aziza

  • Bain de Soleil
  • Ban Roll-on
  • Banana Boat
  • Bausch & Lomb
  • Benckiser
  • BenGay
  • Biotherm
  • Block Drug Co. Inc.
  • Bobbi Brown
  • Bounty
  • Boyle-Midway
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
  • Bumble and Bumble
  • Cacherel
  • Cargill
  • Carpet Fresh
  • Carter-Wallace
  • Chesebrough-Ponds
  • Church & Dwight
  • Clarion
  • Clairol
  • Clear Choice
  • Clinique
  • Clorox
  • Commerce Drug Co.
  • Consumer Value Stores
  • Coppertone
  • Coty
  • Cover Girl
  • Crest

  • Daisy Fuentes
  • Dana Perfumes
  • Darphin
  • Dawn
  • Del Laboratories
  • Desitin
  • Dial Corporation
  • Diversey
  • Donna Karan
  • Dove
  • Dow Brands
  • Drackett Products Co.
  • Drano
  • EcoLab
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • El Sanofi Inc.
  • Elizabeth Arden
  • Erno Laszlo
  • Estee Lauder
  • Faberge
  • Fantastik
  • Fendi
  • Final Net
  • Finesse
  • First Response
  • Flame Glow
  • Flirt!
  • Garnier

  • Giorgio Armani
  • Givaudan-Roure
  • Glade
  • Glass Plus
  • Good Skin
  • Grassroots skin care
  • Helena Rubinstein
  • Helene Curtis Industries
  • Herbal Essences
  • Huggies
  • ISO
  • Ivory
  • Jhirmack
  • Jo Malone
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Johnson Products Co.
  • Jovan
  • Kaboom
  • Keri
  • Kimberly-Clark Corp
  • Kiton
  • Kiwi Brands
  • Kleenex
  • La Mer
  • Lab Series
  • Lady's Choice
  • Lancaster
  • Lancome
  • Lava
  • Lever Brothers
  • Lipton
  • Listerine
  • L'Oreal USA
  • Lubriderm
  • Lux
  • Lysol

  • MAC Cosmetics
  • Mars (candy company)
  • Mary Kay
  • Matrix Essentials
  • Max Factor
  • Maybelline
  • Mead
  • Michael Kors
  • Missoni
  • Mop & Glo
  • Nair
  • Naturelle
  • Neutrogena
  • Neutron Industries, Inc.
  • Ojon
  • Olean
  • Orange Glo
  • Origins
  • Oscar de la Renta
  • OxiClean
  • Pantene
  • Parfums International
  • Pearl Drops
  • Pennex
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Pine-Sol
  • Plax
  • Playtex Corporation
  • Pledge
  • Polident
  • Ponds
  • Post-It
  • Prescriptives
  • Prestige Brands
  • Prince Matchabelli
  • Proctor & Gamble Co.
  • Quintessence
  • Raid
  • Ralph Lauren Fragrances
  • Reckitt Benckiser

  • Redken
  • Resolve
  • Richardson-Vicks
  • Sally Beauty Supply
  • Sally Hansen
  • Sanofi
  • SC Johnson & Son
  • Schering-Plough
  • Scotch
  • Scott Paper Co.
  • Scrub Free
  • Sean John Fragrances
  • Sensodyne
  • Signal
  • Smashbox Cosmetics
  • SmithKline Beecham
  • Snobal
  • SoftSheen
  • S.O.S.
  • Stanhome Inc.
  • Sterling Drug
  • Suave
  • Sun Star
  • Sunsilk

  • TCB Naturals
  • Tegrin
  • 3M
  • Tide
  • Tilex
  • Tom Ford Beauty
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Trojan
  • Truvia
  • Unilever
  • Vaseline
  • Vichy
  • Vidal Sassoon
  • Visine
  • Vivid
  • Warner-Lambert
  • Westwood Pharmaceuticals
  • White Shoulders
  • Whitehall Laboratories
  • Windex
  • Woolite

http://www.vidacompassion.org/main/list/company.html

Animal Testing: Companies that DO test on animals

The BAD List: Companies That DO Test on Animals: ... Below, you will find a fairly comprehensive list of companies that test their products on animals

I JUST COULD NOT RESIST ADDING MICHAEL VICK-WITH HIS LINE OF CLOTHING
1 day ago

To: Nike

We the undersigned, are informing the Nike Corporation, that we will no longer purchase any products produced by Nike, nor any products bearing the Nike Logo, until such a time as Michael Vick is no longer IN ANY WAY connected to Nike.;

We CANNOT and WILL NOT support a company who supports...

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Petition | J. C. Penney Company, Inc.: Stop Selling and Promoting Michael Vick Merchandise | Change.Org


Animals  (tags: j c penny, michael vick, pit bulls, media, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, pets, ethics, cruelty )
Dianne Ly - 20 hours ago - change.org

JCPenney has made great strides in social consciousness; carrying Michael Vick merchandise is a terrible lapse in judgment. Michael Vick was convicted of unspeakable cruelty to animals.

Ask Revlon to Stop Testing on Animals. Until recently, Revlon was considered a cruelty-free company that did not test its cosmetics on animals. However, Revlon has now started manufacturing products in China, a country where animal testing is common for cosmetics. Ask Revlon to stop testing its products on animals in China.

Search for Cruelty-Free Companies and Products

Welcome to the searchable database of companies that do and that don't test their products on animals! You can search by company name or by product type to find out which of your favorite products are cruelty-free. To find out how companies get onto the "Do Test" and "Don't Test" lists, click here.

  • Companies That Don't Test on Animals
  • Cruelty-Free Companies By Product Type
  • Companies That Do Test on Animals
  • Companies Working for Regulatory Change

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Companies That Do Test on Animals PDF Format Companies That Don't Test on AnimalsPDF Format Companies Working for Regulatory ChangePDF Format Companion-Animal Food Manufacturers