FDA Accepts Human Skin Test Results for Personal Lubricants

Working with the company Good Clean Love, PETA persuaded the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to accept results from simple non-invasive skin tests on human volunteers instead of requiring that rabbits and guinea pigs be injected with personal lubricants. This precedent-setting ruling not only spared the lives of the specific animals who would have been used but also sets a clear precedent to allow other companies to use non-animal tests. See here.

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