Australia introduces cosmetic animal testing ban

By Emma Reinhold 25-Feb-2019

New law created with reinforcement measures from animal cruelty charities

Australia has become the latest country to ban animal testing for cosmetics after the Australian government passed a bill that will prohibit the practice in the country.

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The Australian Senate has passed the Government’s Industrial Chemicals Bills 2017, which includes measures to ban reliance on new animal test data for chemicals introduced into Australia for use as ingredients in cosmetics.

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