PIAS group decided to abolish animal testing on cosmetics and quasi-drugs this fiscal year

On 7th December, we(Cruelty Free Beauty : CFB) visited PIAS Group headquarters in Osaka, we did discussion with managing directors and then, finally, they decided they will abolish animal testing on cosmetics and quasi-drugs at the end of 2018 (end of March 2019) Since starting the campaign in September 2018, PIAS Group began to respond to our approach and serious consultations began to be held for discontinuation within the company through officers and all departments.And thanks to the power of everyone who approached the signature and gave a loud voice, a wonderful decision was made. Especially, after we submitted the signature of 21,166 people at the first discussion held on…

Good News! Yakult Abolished Animal Experiments on Cosmetics and Food Products

Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., a Japan’s leading probiotic drink maker, which is operating business globally, told Cruelty Free Beauty (CFB) that they completely abolished animal testing on cosmetics, quasi-drugs, and food products for research and development as well as for applications for authorities* On January 18, 2018, PETA, the world-largest America animal rights organization, praised Yakult Honsha for agreeing to ban the studies on animals if it is for health claims. However, we noticed that the company’s official website said that it was still conducting animal testing in the process of development in order to confirm the efficacy and safety of food products and medicines to protect users’ healthy life,…

Posted a survey on cosmetic animal testing consciousness to Cosmetics industry paper

In 2017 / January issue No.439 of the cosmetic industry paper FRAGRANCE JOURNAL posted the treatise about awareness of animal testing on cosmetics that was surveyed and written by LUSH Japan, HSI, JAVA, PEACE, and us Animal Rights Center. see our servey if you want to buy FREGRANCE JURNAL , please go to their site

VICTORY! Rohto Stops Animal Testing for Cosmetics!

Thank you very much for signing the petition to stop Rohto from testing cosmetics on animals. Because of your support, we have finally received confirmation from Rohto that they have stopped testing cosmetics and raw materials on animals! On February 2, 2016, Rohto told us: ・For cosmetics (including unregulated drugs) and raw materials, we have abolished animal testing, including for ingredients under development. ・This rule was applied from January 27, 2016. ・This also applies to outsourcing (i.e. Animal tests will not be outsourced). It was because of your signatures that we could achieve this great result for the animals. Thank you again!  It was because of your signatures that we…

Urge ROHTO to stop cruel animal testing for beauty products!

ROHTO,whose cosmetic lines include Hada Labo, Obaji,Gojyu No Megumi,Episteme,and Mentholatum,continues cruel animal testing. Please sign our pettition to urge ROHTO to stop torturing animals for beauty products. *This campaign was successful and ROHTO is now animal testing free! FACTS What is cosmetic animal testing? -Shampoo ingredients dripped into the eyes of rabbits. -Mice force-fed the lipstick ingredients. -Guinea pigs kept being exposed to UV ray lamps after sunblock ingredients is rubbed on the back with tin foil wrapped over. -Beauty cream ingredients rubbed on,and made to work into the back of mice which is purposely wounded. These are merely some examples of horrific cosmetic animal testing carried by companies,where all animals are tortured and then killed, never to regain their health.…

BREAKING NEWS: KAO GROUP CONFIRMS ITS POLICY OF “NEITHER CONDUCTING NOR OUTSOURCING ANIMAL TESTING IN COSMETICS”

The next challenge is the total abolition of animal testing in cosmetics at ingredient manufacturers and suppliers. On 22 June, we the executive committee of the “Cruelty Free Beauty (CFB) “campaign (*1), made up of three animal protection groups in Japan, had a meeting with the managing executive officer of Kao Corporation, which has No.2 cosmetic market share in Japan, and five others including executive officers from Kanebo Cosmetics Inc., at the head office of Kao.   Kao Group companies do not conduct and do not plan to conduct testing with the use of animals as well as outsourcing of such testing, for the development of cosmetics (including quasi-drug) products. Kao Group…

Good News! Pola Orbis Group Stop Animal Testing on and after 1/1/2015

As of December 26, 2014, we visited the head office of Pola Inc. in Gotanda, Tokyo. We “Sacrifice-Is-Not-Needed-for-Beauty Committee (CFB)” had asked for an appointment with Pola Orbis Holdings on November 12, 2014―the cosmetic company, which had insisted that they didn’t do animal testing in some of their organic cosmetic brands (THREE, pdc, and Orbis etc.)―to request that they, as a group, stop animal testing in all of their cosmetics and quasi-drugs. In the meeting, which was finally achieved so close to the end of the year, 5 members including the board member in charge of public relations and CSR of Pola Orbis Holdings, and the board member in charge…