Cosmetics Animal Testing Research Paper

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Why are animals used for testing cosmetic and is it need? animals suffer every day because many products that people buy are tested on them. "approximately 100,000-200,000 animals suffer and die just for cosmetics every year around the world. These are rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and mice. ("About Cosmetics Animal Testing." ) To begin, the process the animal go throughout are extremely cruel. animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and mice go through extensive pain. some of the effects of the testing are "blindness, swollen eyes, sore bleeding skin, internal bleeding and organ damage, birth defects, convulsions and death. Pain relief is not provided and at the end of a test the animals are killed, normally by asphyxiation,…show more content…
although " reason animal testing may take place is that a company may be testing new chemical compounds, or testing compounds on a sensitive population such as children or the elderly, to determine whether the substances will cause an allergic reaction if applied to skin, or whether they cause irritation or corrosion of the skin or eyes. also other reasons for animal testing is for companies wanting to sale oversea with places like china where again it is mandatory to have your product tested on animals("Animals Used in Cosmetics…show more content…
However companies should be forced to follow these policies. Even though the companies say they are cruelty free that is not all true. (Bender, Michele,) the companies should take responsibility and be honest with customer . there are alternatives there are "more than 40 non-animal tests have been validated for use, and these modern alternatives can offer results that are more relevant to people, often more cheaply and quickly, too." the technology today we could get rid of animal testing. many animals test are not efficient.("About Cosmetics Animal Testing." Human Society, ) You can make the decision to buy from or not with help from sites like NAVS with a A continuously-updated listing of these products can be found in (NAVS’ Cruelty-Free Product Guide.) animal testing needs to come to an end with cosmetics. cosmetics can be tested many other ways. Buy from companies where they are cruelty free make the step to a better
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