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New Global Campaign to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics

#SaveRalph is a new global social media campaign launched by The Humane Society International which aims to stop animal testing for cosmetics in the countries where is it still performed. The call to action from the HSI campaign is to highlight and put pressure on regulators in 15 countries who have not enacted a legislation banning animal testing on cosmetics.

New Zealand has not tested on animals for cosmetics for over 30 years and in 2015, NZ was one of 40 countries who have lead by example to make it illegal to test cosmetics products or ingredients .

Cosmetics New Zealand supports the efforts to end animal testing for cosmetics globally.

If you require any further information or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Lyndal O’Toole ( or Garth Wyllie (