Animal Testing In Cosmetics

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The efficacy and ethical issues of animal experiments on cosmetics are constantly controversial. Today, the rights of animals and the cruelty of animal experiments are on the global scene, and there are more and more organizations supporting the movement against animal experiments. Every year, millions of animals are suffering and dying from painful tests to determine the safety of cosmetics. Materials such as eye shadow and soap have been tested in rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, dogs, and other animals despite the fact that the test results do not prevent or treat human illness or injury. Cosmetics do not need to be tested on animals and there are alternatives that are not animals. It is difficult to understand why some companies are still continuing these cruel and inhumane tests. Like cosmetics, many animals are dying to use animals safely in the laboratory. In recent years there have been various alternatives to using computer simulation, bacterial studies and biochemical analysis, but animal experiments still do not show signs of decline. Do they have to continue animal testing for humans?
According to most companies doing animal experiments, they have tried to establish the safety of the products and ingredients. However, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates cosmetics, does not require animal testing. Some tests used on animals include eye irritation tests, acute toxicity tests, and skin irritation tests. They generally do not undergo anesthesia during
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