PETA International Science Consortium Launches Free Skin-Testing Tutorial

Animals are frequently used to test chemicals for skin irritation or corrosion, which means shaving the animals and then smearing chemicals onto their skin. In order to ensure that scientists have the information that they need in order to use non-animal methods, the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. launched a free, easy-to-use online training tool that shows researchers exactly how to replace animals in skin irritation and corrosion testing.

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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