PETA Science Consortium International Joins Global Collaboration to Advance Animal-Free Cosmetics Safety Testing

PETA Science Consortium International e.V. joined the International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety (ICCS), a global initiative of more than 35 cosmetic manufacturers and suppliers, industry associations and animal protection organizations. The ICCS aims to advance animal-free methods for testing cosmetics products and ingredients through research, education and regulatory engagement. The group will fund scientific evaluation of new, animal-free approaches, share the results with cosmetic and chemical regulators, and support education and training activities.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind