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India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

The controversial "Draize" irritation tests that measure eye and skin irritation using rabbits are banned in several countries. In a major victory for animal rights campaigners, the Union Health Ministry has prohibited use of the cruel and obsolete “Draize” irritation tests that involve using rabbits. [...]

November 8, 2016 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

India to soon ban testing of soaps, detergents on animals

India to soon ban testing of soaps, detergents on animals

NEW DELHI: India has taken the final decision to ban all animal testing of soaps and detergents, with an environment ministry committee taking the view in a meeting held late last month. Pushed actively by minister and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi, the testing ban will soon be notified by the Department of Industrial Policy [...]

September 20, 2015 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on India to soon ban testing of soaps, detergents on animals