Essay On Cosmetics Animal Testing

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This Committee, now headed by Ms. Maneka Gandhi, presently Minister of State for Welfare, has assumed the power to decide on all details of the animal based experiments in the country. In 1998, the Committee for Control and Experiments on Animals (CCEA) in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment drafted the breeding of and conducting experiments (Control and Supervision Rules) on animals. Many animal facilities are closed down. All routine teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at all the medical colleges including All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University and many other renowned institutes of learning, came to a halt. The use of live demonstrations on the animals and the research work requiring the use of laboratory and…show more content…
These unethical practices still go on – in schools, universities and military training facilities – despite the availability of superior, humane…show more content…
Rabbits, pigs, mice and rats are commonly used animals for testing. They are poisoned, burned, mutilated, and gassed. The main reason for Animal testing for cosmetics production is mainly because every year thousands of new cosmetic and household products come in the market. In countries like European Union, India and some other places, both using animal testing for cosmetics and selling products that have been tested elsewhere is currently banned. People who don’t want to support animal testing can therefore buy cosmetics in those places without having to choose a certain brand. This is important as about half of the global cosmetics market is in the European
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