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European Commission responds to campaign on testing cosmetic ingredients on animals

ECHA/NI/15/05

The European Commission has today published its response to concerned citizens about the use of animal testing for cosmetics ingredients under the REACH Regulation.

Helsinki, 20 February 2015 – The public campaign was initiated by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals UK (PETA). You can see the Commission's response on their website.

You can read about the interface between the two regulations in ECHA's news alert on 27 October 2014. There is also a Factsheet and Questions and Answers available to explain the linkages between the two regulations.