Animal Testing

Does Catrice test on animals?
Catrice cosmetics is owned by Cosnova Beauty from Germany where animal testing for cosmetic products has not been permitted since 1998. All of Catrice produ...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:34 PM
What does the law have to say about “testing on animals”?
In the European Union, the sale of cosmetics products that have been tested on animals has been prohibited since 2004. The cosmetic industries of various co...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:43 PM
Where does Catrice stand on animal testing?
Testing on animals is a no-go for Catrice. We do not conduct animal testing and do not commission anyone else to do so either. Not in the European union or ...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:45 PM
Does Catrice test raw materials on animals?
No. This has been prohibited in Europe since 2009, but we didn’t conduct animal testing before that, either. Not for our products and not for our raw materi...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:47 PM
I’ve read several blogs that claim that Catrice does test on animals. Is this true? Or have you tested on animals in the past?
No. We never have and never will test on animals. please take a look at where we explain what Catrice thinks about testing on animals!
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:48 PM
Is a product that has never been tested on animals still safe?
There’s nothing to worry about! To begin, there are the chemical policy requirements, which require proof of safety for all ingredients. For every product m...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:49 PM
Even if testing on animals for cosmetics purposes is forbidden in the European Union, I’ve heard that new ingredients have to be tested on animals. Is this true?
To begin, the ban on animal testing doesn’t just apply to finished cosmetics products, but also to the raw materials used – if they are exclusively used for...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:50 PM
What about Catrice products that are manufactured outside of the European Union, for example, in China? Do you test those on animal?
No, we do not conduct testing on animals for these products either! Firstly, because we don’t want to, and secondly, because we would not be allowed to sell...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:55 PM
Can you really ensure that no testing on animals is conducted for products that are manufactured outside of Europe?
Yes, we can. And we are even legally obliged to do so: our suppliers must comply with our strict criteria as well as the law – this means that they have to ...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:56 PM
If you do not test on animals, why don’t your products have a signet or seal like that “Leaping Bunny seal”?
Because for European cosmetics companies, it goes without saying that no animal tests have been conducted – after all, animal testing has been forbidden by ...
Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 at 2:57 PM