Non-animal testing gives new opportunities for Asia

The cosmetics industry in Asia is experiencing a shift towards the adoption of non-animal test methods.  Some countries (including India) have adopted complete bans on animal testing for cosmetic products and ingredients, while others (such as Korea) have partial bans, or are introducing alternative methods and moving towards legislation (including Japan and Thailand).  China recently […]

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Have your say on the future of acute toxicity testing

COSMETIC COMPANIES AND SUPPLIERS’ INPUT VITAL FOR FUTURE OF PRODUCT TESTING, REGULATION AND INNOVATION Urgent input from regulatory affairs executives and development scientists in the cosmetics industry is needed to help protect and shape the future of product innovation in the sector. Non-animal testing laboratory, XCellR8, is calling* on senior people working in cosmetics product […]

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XCellR8 in the news: New non-animal test for chemical safety in consumer products gets closer to regulator approval

The complete eradication of animal testing for chemical ingredients used in cosmetics, personal care and household products is today a step closer through a £50,000 European grant awarded to UK laboratory, XCellR8. The north west-based testing laboratory is leading the world in non-animal testing by using a variety of human cell-based methods including artificial models […]

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