1.0 Introduction 1.1Background of the issue This report is written to study the effects of animal testing on the cosmetic products among the developing countries as there are issues which happened to cause government and non-governmental organisations as well as the societies around the world to analyse the relationship between the two. Animal testing is an experiment that is carried out on the animals to ensure the safety and effectiveness of certain medications or cosmetics. In 1930, ‘Lash Lure’, a mascara which is a type of cosmetic product that contains a chemical that could burn the skin has caused more than a dozen women to go blind. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act was passed in 1938 prompted by requiring safety testing of
Some of the most notable beauty brands that test on animals in China are Estee Lauder, Avon, Clinique; Maybelline, Nars, and Elizabeth Arden. Glamglow, e.t.c. While these list of brands do not test on animals: Lush, Kat Von D, Bath & Body Works; Smashbox, and Wet N Wild. Most manufacturers still support animal testing because they follow regulations, primarily in China, where it is required for cosmetic products produced outside of the country and imported for sale be tested on animals first. Thus, companies will undergo these animal tests to make an extra profit as they will be allowed to sell their products in
Once said by Ricky Gervais, “Warning: Wearing make-up that was tested by torturing a beautiful, innocent creature makes the world an uglier place.” Cosmetic animal testing has been around for close to 80 years due to safety regulations that were implied by government. If these were really safety regulations, wouldn’t someone think that it is not safe to test on animals? Animals are animals whereas humans are humans. Using rats, dogs, or rabbits as testing subjects for mascara, perfume, shampoo, etc. is not humane at all.
Because, we, the public, are mostly blinded by cover ups and lies that make animal testing seem like it's not a really bad thing, which is why I think it is important to know all the facts and why I think it should be banned forever. As stated in Humane Society International, the term animal testing “refers to procedures performed on living animals for purposes of research into basic biology and diseases, assessing the effectiveness of new medicinal products, and testing the human health and environmental safety of consumer and industry products such as cosmetics, household cleaners, food additives, pharmaceuticals and industrial/agro-chemicals.” Statistics reveal that, each year millions of animals such as dogs, cats, rats, mice, ferrets, hamsters and monkeys experience physical and mental torture due to scientific practices. This poor animals, every year, are dissected, infected, injected, gassed, burned and blinded in hidden laboratories all over the world, most of the time without anesthetic or pain killers. If they are not killed by the testing, the animals are brutally killed. Do you know what they do to these poor dead animals?
Commercial Test on Animals should be banned Have you ever wonder how are all products made? Have you taken the time to see what variety of shampoo, makeup, body wash, or other products are you using? Now a day many commercial products before being sold in a store, they should pass through some tests and some products should be tested on animals before being sold. If a product hasn't been tested, it's an experimental product, what if that product starts to develop an allergy or a serious condition that can affect drastically our body. Animal testing its something kind of inhuman, even if animals don't understand and cannot act like humans but they are living things.
Animal testing doesn’t have animal welfare, so most of the subjects are in immeasurable pain. And animal testing is a more expensive and less effective way of testing products. The world doesn’t need another lipstick or eyeliner. So why do people still use this method? Animal testing is also more expensive and less effective than other methods that scientists have developed.
Most of your everyday products are tested on animals some rather popular brands including Windex, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Ford, Avon, Clorox, and Dolce & Gabbana. Even today, all sorts of products are experimented on animals to test the toxic chemicals in them, skin irritation and burning inflammation. Among the products behind brands, animals are being tested everyday rather its some sort of cosmetic or medication. Lab rats are injected and monitored closely for however long they survive in order to calculate the effects of the product. Some die, while others have severe problems that will affect how they live every day.
“Animal testing for cosmetics and toiletries has long been banned in the UK, and as of March 2013, the sale of cosmetics whose ingredients have been tested on animals has also been banned across the European Union – a huge step forward.” Unfortunately, in some countries – China, for example – it’s compulsory for any company that sells cosmetics to pay for its products to be tested on animals. This means that some businesses that were cruelty-free for years have turned their backs on their ethical policies and started testing on animals in order to reach this lucrative market. Animals should be treated like this for human’s beauty
Animal testing has given us the ability to make advance realizations in the medical industry. Animal testing is not only in research but in cosmetic products.”American women use an average of 12 personal care products per day, so product safety is of great importance...The US Food and Drug Administration endorses the use of animal tests on cosmetics to assure the safety of a product or ingredient.” (ProCon.org, 9) Products that aren't cruelty free are being used daily in average personal routines. The choice to test on an animal first has helped cosmetic chemists to make more safe and efficient products for consumers. The same thing pertains to Pharmaceutical Scientists, in making medicine, testing on an animal can improve their testing on what works and what
Many different species of animal are used for animal testing some common ones include mice, fish, rats, rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters. One of the reasons why some people believe that animal testing is beneficial is because it uses animals that are a close match to humans, this however is not true. Animal cell structures and human cell structures are not alike, and therefore animals make poor test subjects. The majority of animal tests do not contribute to safer makeup products. Animal testing does not have a value in reassuring the safety of makeup products and it has been proven that computers and new modern technology can be more