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Animal-Tested Cosmetic Ingredients In The EU: One Big Question Remains

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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As of July 21, regulatory and legal authorities in the EU have clarified that cosmetic ingredients tested on animals to meet third-country requirements do not necessarily trigger the Cosmetic Regulation's animal-testing ban, and that animal testing on cosmetic ingredients may be needed under REACH for various specified reasons. A final important question may be left to the courts.

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