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Cosmetics Europe Addresses Calls For UN Global Animal-Testing Ban

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

"Five years on, animal testing for cosmetics is well and truly a thing of the past in the EU. The same cannot yet be said of the challenges the ban bequeathed to us," says Cosmetics Europe Director General John Chave in a blog post responding to calls for a United Nations convention to ban cosmetic animal testing worldwide.

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