May 24, 2011
In May 2011, Mary McCartney and Dame Judi Dench became the latest stars to sign HSI's Cruelty-Free 2013 petition calling on European Union politicians to honour their pledge to ban the sale of animal-tested cosmetics.
May 3, 2011
Queen of Clean Aggie Mackenzie Says: “Wash Your Hands of Animal Testing for Household Products for HSI's Cruelty-Free Spring Clean Campaign”
TV’s cleaning guru, Aggie Mackenzie of "How Clean Is Your House?" urged compassionate consumers to wash their hands of animal-tested household cleaning products.
April 29, 2011
Cruelty-Free Spring Clean is an HSI initiative to raise awareness about the suffering involved in animal testing for household cleaning products, and the cruelty-free options available.
April 3, 2011
Ingredientes de cosméticos, cosméticos finalizados e outros produtos são frequentemente testados em animais. A experimentação inclui testes de irritação de pele e olhos, envenenamento de animais e efeitos sobre sua prole, e até mesmo os amplamente condenados testes de dosagem letal (LD).
March 30, 2011
Leona Lewis, Ricky Gervais and Spice Girl Melanie C Get 'Tattooed' for HSI's Campaign to End Animal-Tested Cosmetics
“X Factor” winner Leona Lewis, comedian Ricky Gervais and former Spice Girl Melanie C joined HSI's Cruelty-Free 2013 campaign to end the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in the European Union.
February 23, 2011
HSI Europe Disappointed by EU Commission’s Failure to Commit to Upholding 2013 Ban on Animal-Tested Cosmetics
HSI Europe reacted strongly following a meeting with European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy John Dalli, who revealed that he would not commit to supporting a legislative ban on selling animal-tested cosmetics.
January 11, 2011
HSI Europe Encourages MPs to Sign Early Day Motion Calling for 2013 Sales Ban of Animal-Tested Cosmetics
In early 2011, the European Commission signaled that a Europe-wide sales ban on animal-tested cosmetics due to take effect in 2013 could be delayed by years.
July 14, 2010
AXLR8 is designed to speed up the transition toward a ‘21st century’ cell- and computer-based approach in chemical and drug safety testing.
June 22, 2010
HSI praised Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee for taking important steps to curb biocide regulations that contain some of the most “excessive and archaic” animal test requirements in EU law.
April 15, 2010
AXLR8, an ambitious European Commission-funded initiative launched April 15, 2010 as part of growing international efforts to revolutionise chemical and drug safety testing with sophisticated "21st century" cell- and computer-based methods.
October 21, 2009
More than 65,000 people in cyberspace--including comedian Ricky Gervais, actress Joanna Lumley and rock stars Brian May and Chrissie Hynde--asked European Union politicians in Strasbourg to defend better science without animal suffering.
September 16, 2009
HSI welcomed a response from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to a request for clarification regarding safety testing requirements under the EU's REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) regulation, which promises to spare approximately 4.5 million animals from suffering and death in chemical-poisoning tests.
June 20, 2009
Scientists' comments on animal testing.
March 26, 2009
Recommended scientific publications for further reading on animal experiments.
March 23, 2009
The field of nanotechnology is still in its infancy, and now is the time to ensure that frameworks for nanosafety testing are grounded in modern and human-relevant science, in order to prevent the needless deaths of millions of animals.
March 19, 2009
Since the 1962 publication of Silent Spring, there has been concern that chemicals in the environment could be harmful to both wildlife populations and human health.
June 28, 2008
A HSI está fazendo progressos importantes para acabar com testes de cosméticos em animais para sempre. Abordagens de testes alternativos sem animais refletem a mais recente técnica de que a ciência tem a oferecer para garantir a segurança de novos cosméticos e seus ingredientes.
June 24, 2008
In contrast to product testing, in which some animal use is required by law, there is no law requiring the use of animals to study basic biology, or the pathology and treatment of human illness.
June 21, 2008
The internationally agreed-upon “screening information data set” for chemicals consists of lethal poisoning tests in rodents and fish, as well as 28-day repeated dosing tests, genetic toxicity and reproductive/developmental toxicity tests. Together, these tests use nearly 800 animals for a single chemical.
June 20, 2008
As public opposition towards animal testing has grown, animal use has been broadly prohibited where alternative methods are "reasonably and practicably available."