Product Certification

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Signatory

Tells whether the product’s company has signed the Compact for Safe Cosmetics. Companies that sign the Compact pledge to meet or exceed European Union standards on chemicals that are known or strongly suspected to cause cancer, mutation, or birth defects. Companies also pledge to implement plans to replace hazardous materials with safer alternatives within three years. To learn more visit http://www.safecosmetics.org.

 

Leaping Bunny Certified

Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics’ (CCIC)

Indicates that the manufacturer of this product has been certified as cruelty-free by The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC). CCIC’s certification, indicated by the Leaping Bunny logo, provides “assurance that no new animal testing is used in any phase of product development by the company, its laboratories, or suppliers.” To be certified, companies must agree to the Leaping Bunny Corporate Standard of Compassion for Animals, a voluntary pledge that “cosmetic, personal care, and/or household product companies make to clear animal testing from all stages of product development. The company’s ingredient suppliers make the same pledge and the result is a product guaranteed to be 100 percent free of new animal testing. All Leaping Bunny companies must be open to independent audits, and commitments are renewed on an annual basis.”

 

PETA Animal Treatment Assessment

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

Indicates the manufacturer of this product is on the People for the Ethnical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) “Does Not Test on Animals” List. According to PETA, this list includes companies that have stated they do not “conduct any animal tests that are not required by law,” either by signing PETA’s statement of assurance or provided a “statement verifying that they do not conduct or commission any non-required animal tests on ingredients, formulations, or finished products and that they pledge not to do so in the future.”