Thank you India for banning cruel cosmetics

Ending the import of animal tested cosmetics into the country has finally been implemented.

This historical move follows the pioneering steps taken in the European Union to finally ban cruel cosmetics in 2013, and builds on India’s national ban on the use of animals to test toiletries and beauty products.

Rule 135-B came into effect today -the 13th November 2014 – and states that, “No cosmetic that has been tested on animals after the commencement of Drugs and Cosmetics (Fifth Amendment) Rules, 2014 shall be imported into the country.”

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– See more at: http://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/en/a/the-final-stage-of-the-Indian-animal-testing-ban-on-cosmetics-has-now-been-announced#sthash.H3wvGnAB.dpuf

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