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60k animals saved from chemical tests since 2012

Thousands of tests on animals proposed by chemical companies have been avoided thanks to intervention by the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE).    Under the EU ... Read more

Nestlé animal suffering sparks protests against cruel botox tests

We expose food company on European Week of Action against botox This week the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has revealed that food company Nestlé is responsible fo... Read more

IAVS prompts historic new funding to replace animals in painful testing

Science Foundation Ireland move warmly welcomed The Irish Anti-Vivisection Society (IAVS) is delighted to announce that the Irish Government is, for the first time, explicitly providing funding... Read more

Put your paw down and sign the Pet Petition

 After years of silent protest without result, it's time for clear action against animal testing. Millions of animals suffer in cruel experiments in Europe every year. We think th... Read more

Did dogs die in animal tests before French drug testing disaster?

We call for the truth about Biotrial animal tests According to media reports this week in Le Figaro and The Guardian, dogs had died in tests for the drug which left one person dead and others w... Read more

French drug testing disaster

Minister claims chimpanzees used to test drugs first The ECEAE are very concerned to hear the news from France on the tragic drug trial for Portuguese pharmaceutical company Bial at the Univers... Read more

Austria accused of failing to regulate animal experiments properly

The ECEAE has raised concerns that the Austrian authorities are intending to regulate animal experiments in a way that is not in line with the new EU rules. This month Austria published proposa... Read more

Merz to start using alternative to cruel botulinum toxin mouse test

The ECEAE is pleased to announce that German pharmaceutical company Merz has informed us that they have reached a milestone in their efforts to replace the cruel botulinum toxin test on animals. ... Read more

European Ombudsman upholds complaint about animal testing under REACH

In an important ruling, the European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, has upheld a complaint by the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), a coalition of leading animal protection or... Read more

EU-wide campaign to ban animal experiments for cleaning products unites groups across Europe

Today the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), a coalition of leading animal protection organisations, is launching an EU-wide campaign to end animal testing for household cleaning... Read more

ECEAE and Cruelty Free International welcome investigation of EU chemicals animal tests

Over 100,000 animals suffer in 295 EU chemical tests without go ahead from European Chemicals Agency This week the European Chemicals Agency announced the results of an investigation into anima... Read more

A Europe-wide week of action against botox animal tests

We are calling on companies still using mice to stop the cruel animal tests immediately The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), an alliance of leading European animal organisa... Read more

ECEAE present at oral hearing on animal test case

Legal representatives of the ECEAE are presenting our views at another Board of Appeal case being heard at the European Chemicals Agency today in Helsinki. The appeal was brought by a group of ... Read more

The BUAV and ECEAE intervene in case attempting to undermine the EU cosmetics ban

The BUAV and European Coalition to End Animal Experiments have this week lodged our formal observations at the Court of Justice of the European Union in a case about the scope of the EU cosmetics a... Read more

April Fool’s Day – Don’t be fooled by animal research

On April Fool’s Day, the time of year when humans play practical jokes on each other, the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), a coalition of leading animal protection organi... Read more

ECEAE asks the EU to 'Clean Up Cruelty' and end animal experiments for household products

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has today called for a ban on cleaning products tested on animals. Meeting in London to celebrate the second anniversary of its success... Read more

ECEAE welcomes changes to REACH to reduce animal testing

EU chemicals legislation REACH was updated this week to change the requirements for one specific test that will lead to 40% fewer animals being used (1). The test is the Extended One Generation... Read more

ECEAE intervenes in another European chemicals animal test appeal case

The ECEAE today submitted its observations on another animal testing appeal case being brought against the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). The appeal is being brought by a group of chemical c... Read more

Landmark cosmetics animal testing case referred to European Union Court of Justice

Mr Justice Lewis has today given judgment in the High Court in London on the judicial review brought by the European Federation for Cosmetics Ingredients Manufacturers (EFfCI), which represents 90%... Read more

The ECEAE has been allowed to intervene in a landmark court case

For the second time, some elements of the cosmetics industry want to strike down the EU animal cosmetics bans – and if they can’t strike them down, to interpret them in such a narrow ma... Read more

ECEAE welcomes important step towards deleting cruel Draize tests from REACH

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) this week warmly welcomed an important move by the European Commission to remove the specific requirement for live rabbit tests for skin and... Read more

A Europe-wide Week of Action against botox animal tests

Member organizations of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) will be holding a Week of Action across Europe to protest against the continued use of mice in cruel poisoning tests... Read more

Animal tests double under REACH - more promotion and use of alternatives urgently needed

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has reacted with disappointment as figures from the European Chemicals Agency released this week show that at least 4,887 new animal tests h... Read more

Two ECEAE scientific reports published in Altex

This month European alternatives journal Altex has published two reports by scientists from the ECEAE. The first is a review of our experiences with the testing proposal system under EU chemica... Read more

The European elections

All the cross-party groups in the European Parliament were sent the ECEAE proposals for the European elections, which as we have seen with the cosmetics ban can have a very positive impact for anim... Read more

ECEAE claims 18,000 animals saved through REACH testing proposals process

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has today announced that its efforts in commenting on REACH animal testing proposals has to date saved at least an estimated 18,000 animals.... Read more

Don't be fooled by animal research this April Fools Day

On April Fool’s Day, the time of year when humans play practical jokes on each other, the ECEAE is highlighting some of the more outrageous and frivolous animal experiments carried out in EU ... Read more

ECEAE Observes Progress Of EU SEURAT Alternatives Project

The ECEAE was recently invited to sit in on the annual meeting of the EU alternatives project SEURAT-1. The project was the result of the joint 50 million Euro pledge made by the European Commissio... Read more

ECEAE launches its European election campaign

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has launched its European election campaign to make meaningful and long-lasting change for animals in EU laboratories. The launch, which too... Read more

EU adoption of alternative method is too slow

The EU REACH Committee last week approved a further six new test methods for use for safety testing of chemicals. The new methods will appear in EU Test Method Regulation in what will be the 5th &l... Read more

ECEAE survey reveals very low national funding of alternatives to animal tests despite obligations under EU law

European coalition concerned about ‘very low’ national European funding of alternative methods, irrespective of the legal obligation stated in Directive 2010/63/EU The survey, publi... Read more

ECHA responds to comments on its work plan 2014-2018

The agency responsible for the EU REACH chemicals legislation, the European Chemicals Agency, ECHA, has responded to comments on its proposed work plan for 2014-2018. The final version of the work ... Read more

The ECEAE reacts with disappointment to today’s EU statistics on animal experimentation

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has announced today that the figures revealed in the animal testing EU statistics ‘aren’t the significant progress for animals i... Read more

Ipsen to end animal testing of its botox product

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) is delighted to report that Ipsen has confirmed that it intends to end batch testing of their botulinum (botox) products by the end of 2014.... Read more

International pressure mounts on Mauritius to address the monkey trade

Animal protection organizations across Europe have launched a campaign calling for an end to the trade in primates from Mauritius and their use in research. The European Coalition to End Animal Exp... Read more

ECEAE disappointment with latest ECHA Board of Appeal Decision on animal chemical tests

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has today expressed its disappointment with the latest European Chemicals Agency Board of Appeal decision relating to animal testing issues.... Read more

ECEAE presents at European conference on alternatives to animal testing

The ECEAE, represented by the BUAV Science team, is this week attending and presenting at a key alternatives conference in Austria. The European Society for Alternatives to Animal Testing is hostin... Read more

European Biocides Regulation enters force

Revised rules on the safety of Biocidal products came into force across Europe today (1st September 2013).The rules are an improvement on previous regulations but, sadly, still require animal tests... Read more

European Coalition Welcomes Italian Breakthroughs

The ECEAE warmly welcomed news from Italy that both Houses of Parliament have approved significant restrictions on animal testing. Tests of non-human primates, dogs and cats are all banned except i... Read more

ECEAE Europe-wide Week of Action against botox animal tests

Member organizations of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) will be holding a Week of Action in countries across Europe to protest against the continued use of mice in cru... Read more

ECEAE comments on Agency’s work plan

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the EU agency responsible for the REACH chemicals legislation, has been seeking comments on its proposed work plan for 2014-2018. The ECEAE submitted comme... Read more

ECEAE welcomes enforcement of EU cosmetics ban across Europe

The ECEAE welcomes the news that product information files will be examined by officers enforcing the EU marketing ban in Germany, Ireland and the UK on animal tested cosmetics. Product informa... Read more

Animal groups call on European Commission to promote alternatives to animal testing

Speaking out at the European Commission’s Review of REACH workshop in Brussels last week, animal groups, including the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), criticised the Com... Read more

ECEAE sees progress in alternative methods

The European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods (ECVAM),  which is responsible for validating new alternative methods that can replace animal tests, has been updating its stakeho... Read more

ECEAE urges ECHA to revise process for testing proposals for second REACH deadline as the fate of half a million animals will be decided

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), the leading organisation within the EU campaigning on the issue of animal testing, has announced its commitment to allocating further resou... Read more

ECEAE attends first Biocides Products Committee meeting in Helsinki

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has been granted a stakeholder seat at the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) new committee called the Biocides Products Committee (BP... Read more

Ethical committee fails to answer ECEAE questions about cruel GM maize research

In October last year, the ECEAE raised concerns about animals used in a French study on genetically modified (GM) maize and weed-killer. In January we wrote to the local ethical review committee of... Read more

ECEAE welcomes ruling in landmark rabbits testing case

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) warmly welcomes the decision on 29 April 2013 of the Board of Appeal (BoA) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), allowing the appeal by c... Read more

Survey carried out by ECEAE shows that 50,000 animals could be saved from chemical tests under REACH

The ECEAE will today present the conclusions of a survey it has conducted on the results from animal tests carried out on chemicals registered under new EU legislation REACH. The ECEAE survey, whic... Read more

ECEAE welcomes end to veterinary animal test in the EU

The European Coalition to Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has today welcomed the EU withdrawal of its requirement for some animal tests for veterinary medicines. These tests are called ‘target... Read more

ECEAE to give evidence to MEPs on how the EU Cosmetics Ban should be implemented

Dr Katy Taylor, Senior Scientific Adviser to the  European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) is  today giving evidence on the EU cosmetics ban to MEPs at the European Parliament... Read more

The ECEAE celebrates the end of animal tested cosmetics in Europe!

After over 20 years of campaigning against animal testing for cosmetics in Europe, today, 11th March 2013, will go down in history as the day the EU finally banned cruel cosmetics in Europe. ... Read more

ECEAE congratulates European Commission for an end to animal cosmetics testing in Europe

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has today congratulated the European Commission for bringing an end to animal testing for cosmetics in Europe. The final phase of the 7th am... Read more

Countdown to the ban that will end animal testing for new cosmetics in the EU!

With less than two weeks to go until the import and sale of new animal tested cosmetics is set to be banned in the EU, the ECEAE has been counting down to the big day with a range of commemorative ... Read more

ECEAE disappointed in chemicals agency treatment of animal testing proposals

The Agency responsible for the EU chemicals legislation REACH, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has issued its annual evaluation report which gives an update on the decisions it has made on pro... Read more

ECEAE speaks at oral hearing on REACH animal testing appeal case

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) is today presenting its case at the oral hearing of an appeal by the Dow Chemical Company. This presentation is an example of the important ... Read more

Response from the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) to the REACH Review February 2013

The European Commission has today published the long anticipated ‘Review of REACH’; which was to be a comprehensive assessment as to how REACH has worked in the EU since it began in 200... Read more

ECEAE counts down to historic day when there will be No Cruel Cosmetics in Europe!

The ECEAE’s long-fought campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics in Europe is finally nearing an end with the news that the ban which will end the sale of all new cruelly animal tested co... Read more

ECEAE welcomes Israel ban on import and sale of cosmetics and household products that have been tested on animals

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE ) has today welcomed new legislation in Israel, which bans the import and sale of any cosmetics, personal care or household products which ha... Read more

ECEAE welcomes European Chemicals Agency further improvements to transparency

The ECEAE is delighted to hear that the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has made a big step forward in improving the transparency of its decision making. The Agency announced today that it will pu... Read more

ECEAE welcomes international drug regulators move on rat carcinogenicity test

The ECEAE has welcomed an announcement by international drug regulators that they are moving away from the need to conduct the rat cancer bioassay for medical drugs.  The Internationa... Read more

ECEAE presents case against cruel rabbit test at European Chemicals Agency

Today, legal and scientific representatives for the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) will be presenting the case against the conduct of a cruel rabbit test at the European Chemi... Read more

ECEAE intervenes in fourth animal testing appeal case at ECHA

The ECEAE has been granted leave to intervene in another appeal case being heard at the Board of Appeal at the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). This is now the fifth case being heard that relates ... Read more

ECEAE welcomes the appointment of Tonio Borg as Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy!

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has welcome the appointment, by the EU Council, of Tonio Borg as the new Commissioner for Health and Consumer Affairs. He will serve in this... Read more

ECEAE welcomes more information about animal experiments under new EU Directive

The European Commission has published details for how EU member countries should report to the public on the numbers of animal experiments conducted each year.  The new format, decided dur... Read more

European Parliament endorses Commissioner Borg!

The No Cruel Cosmetics campaign, run by the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), has taken a significant leap forward today following the European Parliament’s endorsement of... Read more

One step closer to a full EU cosmetics animal testing marketing ban

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has welcomed further confirmation from Mr Tonio Borg, Commissioner Designate for the Health and Consumer Affairs portfolio, regarding his po... Read more

ECEAE reports from the EPAA Annual Conference in Brussels

Members of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) attended the annual conference of the European Partnership on Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) in Brussels to hear... Read more

ECEAE welcomes position of Commissioner Designate on cosmetics marketing ban

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has welcomed the position of Mr Tonio Borg, Commissioner Designate for the Health and Consumer Affairs portfolio, on the need for the Cosmet... Read more

ECEAE gains seat at CARACAL, the EU REACH advisory group

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has been granted a stakeholder seat at the European Commission’s REACH committee called CARACAL. The Competent Authorities for REACH a... Read more

Ecover boosts commitment towards cruelty-free cleaning with Leaping Bunny trademark.

Eco-friendly cleaning brand Ecover has been certified by Cruelty Free International for its policy against animal testing. It shows the company’s on-going commitment towards cruelty-free clea... Read more

ECEAE No Cruel Cosmetics event video

An inspiring video of the day when the ECEAE took our 'No Exceptions, No Delay, No Cruel Cosmetics' message and petition to Brussels:   ... Read more

ECEAE takes No Cruel Cosmetics campaign to Brussels

Yesterday the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) took its No Cruel Cosmetics campaign to end the import and sale of animal tested cosmetics in the EU, to Brussels for an all-... Read more

Chrissie Hynde joins ECEAE in appeal to the EU to end cruel cosmetics animal tests

Singer/songwriter and lead singer of the Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde, has given her support to the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), a coalition of animal protection groups acros... Read more

The People say No to Cruel Cosmetics!

Thousands of Europeans against animal testing for cosmetics have donated their photos for a special new advert for the ECEAE No Cruel Cosmetics campaign. We shall be taking the new campaign im... Read more

ECEAE criticises cruel GM food rat experiment

The ECEAE has spoken out about their concerns for the animals used in a French study on maize and weed-killer which is attracting widespread scientific criticism. Researchers from Caen Univers... Read more

Act for animals on World Day for Animals!

Sign and share our petition – and say No to Cruel Cosmetics in Europe! This is a critical time. Please take a moment to act for animals today, World Day for Animals, and sign our petition... Read more

ECEAE submits comments on European Medicines Agency guideline on replacing animal testing

The ECEAE has submitted comments to the European Medicines Agency on its revised concept paper on replacing animal testing. The Agency responded to requests, including from the ECEAE, that it needs... Read more

ECEAE scientists report from the 17th congress on alternatives to animal testing in Austria

ECEAE scientists who attended the 17th Congress on Alternatives to Animal Testing in Austria have reported exciting developments and new techniques that have the potential to save thousands of anim... Read more

ECEAE presents to European alternatives congress in Austria

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) Senior Science Advisor, Dr Katy Taylor, is today presenting to scientists, regulators and policy makers at the 17th European Congress on Alt... Read more

Campaign update: ECEAE pressing MEPs for No Cruel Cosmetics in Europe

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) is continuing its dialogue with the European Institutions to ensure that the 2013 ban on marketing Cosmetic products tested on animals is up... Read more

ECEAE helps save animals from chemical testing under REACH

  We are delighted to report that, following submissions by the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), animal tests for four substances have been either rejected by the Euro... Read more

ECEAE members help industry avoid animal tests

The ECEAE is now working directly with companies that wish to avoid animal tests under REACH and can today already report an initial success. A Germany based manufacturer of chemicals asked one... Read more

European Commission criticised over inquiry into experiments on primates following complaint by the ECEAE

Following a complaint by the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), the European Ombudsman has criticised the European Commission over the selection of experts to review the use of p... Read more

ECEAE Botox Day of Action attracts international media coverage

The ECEAE’s day of action to highlight the plight of mice used in cruel poisoning tests for botulinum toxin (commonly known as botox), a product best known for its cosmetics use to temporaril... Read more

ECEAE European Day of Action in 16 Countries draws attention to the plight of animals used to test botox

On July 17th, member organizations of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) are holding a Day of Action in 16 countries across Europe to call upon German based company Merz, and ... Read more

ECEAE granted leave to intervene on another REACH animal testing case

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has been granted leave to intervene on another animal test case at the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). Only organisations with the necessary ... Read more

ECEAE to speak at Helsinki Chemicals Forum about alternatives to end animal testing

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) Science Advisor, Dr Katy Taylor, is in Helsinki this week speaking at one of the largest international annual events for the chemical industry.... Read more

ECEAE welcomes EU adoption of non animal chemical tests but criticizes delay

  The ECEAE has this week welcomed the European Union Council of Ministers’ agreement to include five new or revised methods for testing chemicals in its third round of updates to th... Read more

European Coalition commemorates World Day for Animals in Laboratories

Today on World Day for Animals in Laboratories, the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) is highlighting the plight of those animals who continue to suffer in laboratories around th... Read more

ECEAE sets up task force to address animal cosmetics testing in China

  The ECEAE has launched a new initiative with concerned companies across the industry, with the goal to gain acceptance in China for the well-established and validated methods that are av... Read more

ECEAE intervenes on cruel rabbit case in the first animal testing appeal case at the European Chemicals Agency.

The ECEAE (European Coalition to End Animal Experiments), a coalition of European animal organisations, has successfully applied to ‘intervene’ in the first animal testing appeal case at t... Read more

ECEAE holds bi-annual meeting in Copenhagen

Members of the ECEAE (European Coalition to End Animal Experiments) held their bi-annual meeting in Copenhagen to discuss further plans for the No Cruel Cosmetics campaign to maintain the 2013... Read more

ECEAE expresses concern over failure to reject proposals to test on animals

  The ECEAE has today expressed concern that results published this week by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in its Evaluation report fail to report that in 2011 the agency rejected an... Read more

ECEAE welcomes EU approval of Allergan’s non-animal test for botox

  The ECEAE has today welcomed the announcement by Allergan that EU approval of its in vitro, cell-based assay for use in the stability and potency testing of BOTOX® and VISTABEL® ... Read more

ECEAE criticises EU countries for poor funding of non animal tests for REACH

  The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has criticised the paltry amount spent by EU member countries to develop alternatives to testing chemicals on live animals. In re... Read more

The ECEAE welcomes Swiss regulators acceptance of non-animal test for Botox®

  Switzerland becomes the first country in Europe to approve and accept the new non-animal test for Allergan botulinum toxin products Botox and Vistabel. The European Coalition to End ... Read more

No Cruel Cosmetics campaign on Czech TV!

We are thrilled that, Czech TV programme, „Chcete mě?“ (Don’t you want me?) ran a feature on animal testing and the ECEAE‘s No Cruel Cosmetics campaign on Sunday, 22nd Janu... Read more

Cosmetics brands tell European Commission “Delaying ban would discriminate against European enterprises”

  Companies certified under the international Humane Cosmetics Standard (HCS) have today written to the top decision-maker on cosmetics at the European Commission, Commissioner Dalli. ... Read more

Enter the BUAV No Cruel Cosmetics competition – Rabbits are special!

  To mark the first anniversary of our No Cruel Cosmetics campaign we are launching a fantastic ‘Rabbits are Special’ competition to highlight their continued use in tests for ... Read more

ECEAE marks the first anniversary of the NO Cruel Cosmetics campaign

The ECEAE is today marking the first anniversary of our No Cruel Cosmetics campaign to end the sale of new animal tested cosmetics and toiletries in the EU.  Many people are unaware that d... Read more

ECEAE achieves success in saving animals from testing under REACH

The ECEAE (European Coalition to End Animal Experiments), is celebrating after learning that, as a direct result of our efforts, a proposal to carry out animal tests  has been withdrawn. ... Read more

When will Europe finally ban cruel cosmetics?

The ECEAE has been campaigning hard to maintain the 2013 deadline when the sale of animal tested cosmetics would be banned throughout the European Union. Our No Cruel Cosmetics petition has now rea... Read more

ECEAE and Allergan meet to discuss progress on non-animal testing for BOTOX®, BOTOX® Cosmetic and VISTABEL®

  A meeting between the ECEAE (European Coalition to End Animal Experiments) and executives from Allergan has been declared as positive and productive.  The meeting which took pla... Read more

Leaping Bunny certification celebrates its 15th birthday

  In 1996, the Leaping Bunny, an international certification to help consumers identify products that had not been tested on animals, was established. 15 years later, the Leaping Bunny tra... Read more

ECEAE attends annual conference of European Platform on Animal Alternatives

Dr Katy Taylor from the BUAV, on behalf of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), is today presenting a poster at the annual conference of the European Platform on Animal Alterna... Read more

ECEAE celebrates 125,000 signatures for No Cruel Cosmetics petition!

  We're delighted that over 125,000 people have signed the No Cruel Cosmetics petition against cruel cosmetics being sold in the EU. ECEAE members from across Europe are currently ... Read more

ECEAE in Poland for key European campaign meeting

Members of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) are in Poland this week attending their bi-annual meeting. The ECEAE is the leading alliance in Europe campaigning on behalf of a... Read more

Friendly Organic certified free from animal testing by ECEAE

ECEAE has today awarded Friendly Organic the Leaping Bunny trademark as it only makes products that are certified free from animal testing under the ECEAE’s Humane Household Products Standard... Read more

ECEAE now recruiting for Toxicologist

The ECEAE is Europe’s leading alliance of animal protection groups peacefully campaigning on behalf of animals in laboratories. We have been serving the testing proposals system since its sta... Read more

Join BUAV call on UK government to support end to animal cosmetics testing

There has been a ban on conducting animal tests for cosmetics in the EU since 2009. However, cosmetics tested on animals outside the EU can still be sold. A sales ban that would prevent this is due... Read more

Sienna Miller supports ECEAE campaign to end cruel cosmetics tests on animals

Stage and screen star Sienna Miller is supporting the ECEAE No Cruel Cosmetics campaign to end animal testing for toiletries and cosmetics sold in the EU. Sienna joins a number of high profile cele... Read more

ECEAE welcomes support for cosmetics animal testing ban from EU Animal Welfare Chief

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has today welcomed a comment made by EU Animal Welfare Chief Andrea Gavinelli supporting the deadline for the EU ban on animal tested cosmet... Read more

EC yet to make decision on animal testing cosmetics sales ban

The ECEAE, the leading European coalition of groups campaigning to end animal experiments, has welcomed the recognition by the European Commission of the significant progress in the development of ... Read more

ECEAE dismay at ECHA demand for cruel rabbit test

The ECEAE has responded with dismay at news that the European Chemicals Agency, ECHA, has asked a company to perform an animal test that is over and beyond REACH chemicals testing requirements.... Read more

LGNS London certified free from animal testing by BUAV

The BUAV has today awarded LGNS London the Leaping Bunny trademark as it only sells products that are certified free from animal testing under the BUAV’s Humane Cosmetics Standard. LGNS L... Read more

100,000 say NO to Cruel Cosmetics in Europe

Over 100,000 caring consumers have signed the No Cruel Cosmetics petition to prevent a ban being delayed by up to 10 years in which animals could continue to die in cruel tests for new co... Read more

Bulldog support the No Cruel Cosmetics campaign

We’re really grateful to our friends at Bulldog Natural Skincare. Not only do they make great cruelty-free products for men, they are also helping us to end the sale of new animal tested cosm... Read more

Greek retailer By Nature certified free from animal testing by ECEAE

ECEAE has today awarded Greek retailer By Nature the Leaping Bunny logo as it only stocks products that are certified free from animal testing under the ECEAE’s Humane Cosmetics Standard. ... Read more

Animal campaigners urge European Agency to do more to prevent animal testing

Release of the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) report, shows that 87% of new animal tests should never have been conducted. The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), Europe&rsqu... Read more

ECEAE welcomes Allergan announcement on non-animal botox tests

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has welcomed an announcement by Allergan, a leading manufacturer of botox products based in the U.S., that the U.S. Food and Drug Administra... Read more

European momentum grows behind 2013 cosmetics deadline

The ECEAE has today warmly welcomed the news that two more EU countries, Austria (1) and Belgium (2) have joined Sweden in standing by the 2013 deadline for a ban on marketing new animal tested cos... Read more

ECEAE welcomes new animal testing taskforce at European Medicines Agency

  The ECEAE has today welcomed the formation of a new working group at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to look at ways to replace, reduce and refine animal testing on medicines. Th... Read more

ECEAE chosen as a stakeholder for the European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has been chosen from a range of organisations to be a registered stakeholder at the European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Method... Read more

ECEAE hosts key cosmetics event with MEPs in European Parliament

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) yesterday hosted a key debate with MEPs from three political parties addressing issues surrounding the implementation of the 2013 animal tes... Read more

Leaping Bunny certified cosmetics brand Urtekram supports the No Cruel Cosmetics campaign

Danish organic and eco-friendly cosmetics brand Urtekram is backing the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments' No Cruel Cosmetics campaign to end the EU sales of cruel animal tested cosm... Read more

Sicherheitsprüfung von Nanomaterialien für Lebens

Sicherheitsprüfung von Nanomaterialien für Lebens- und Futtermittel - EFSA versagt bei Tier- und Verbraucherschutz Die Europäische Lebensmittelbehörde (EFSA) hat aktuell ein... Read more

ECEAE asks ECHA to do more to prevent animal tests

Michelle Thew, the Chief Executive of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), has addressed the 6th European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) stakeholder day which took place on 18th May 2... Read more

ECEAE invites expressions of interest from candidates for REACH position

The European Coaltion to End Animal Experiments is inviting expressions of interest for toxicology work to avoid REACH animal tests. Download full details  Contact reach@eceae.org by 2... Read more

ECEAE responds with anger over conclusions of report on alternatives to animals in cosmetics testing

The ECEAE has expressed extreme disappointment over the content of the final report by EU experts on alternatives to animal testing for cosmetics. The conclusions of the report have not been change... Read more

Campaigners welcome Swedish Government stand on animal tested cosmetics

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), a coalition of key animal protection groups across the EU, has today warmly welcomed a statement by the Swedish Government opposing a delay... Read more

ECEAE calls for UK government to uphold EU cosmetics animal testing ban

Representatives from the 15 countries of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) assembled today on The Green outside Parliament to urge the British Government to hold firm on the ... Read more

ECEAE welcomes improvement to REACH reporting system

The ECEAE has welcomed improvements to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) computer system for the registration of chemical substances under the REACH programme. This follows a submission by t... Read more

European Coalition in crucial talks with European Commissioner on cosmetics testing

  In the coming months, a crucial decision for animals will be made: the European Commission will advise on whether the EU should maintain the 2013 deadline, after which no cosmetics that ... Read more

ECEAE seeks to save more than 10,000 animals under REACH following surge in testing proposals

  The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has opened its public consultation on 14 new animal testing proposals on nine chemicals under REACH, the EU chemical testing programme. This is the f... Read more

ECEAE welcomes ECHA efforts to improve transparency in REACH

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), has today welcomed moves by the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) to be more transparent about its decisions on animal testing under new EU c... Read more

ECEAE works with QSAR company to help reduce animal tests under REACH

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), is collaborating with the Estonian QSAR company Molcode in an effort to reduce animal tests under REACH, the EU chemical testing programme.... Read more

ECEAE estimates a shocking one million animals could be used for first REACH deadline

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has estimated that approximately one million animals could be killed for chemical tests in order to fulfill the testing proposals under the ... Read more

ECEAE welcomes EU announcement to replace mouse test

The ECEAE has welcomed an announcement by the European Commission to replace the mouse test for the detection of toxins in shellfish, saving the lives of an estimated 300,000 mice a year. Marine bi... Read more

ECEAE responds to more proposals to test chemicals

The ECEAE has submitted comments on proposals to carry out toxicity testing on animals for a further three chemical substances under REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals),... Read more

ECEAE criticises expert report on cosmetic testing

The ECEAE (European Coalition to End Animal Experiments) has criticised an expert report on the status of non-animal alternatives for cosmetics testing as being ‘confused and inadequate&rsquo... Read more

ECEAE reacts to the EU statistics for the number of animals in experiments

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has today expressed its profound disappointment at the lack of a significant decrease in the number of animals used in experiments across th... Read more

Djurförsöksetiska nämnder kritiseras av JO

Djurens Rätt anmälde Stockholms södra, Göteborgs och Malmö/Lunds djurförsöksetiska nämnder till Justitieombudsmannen (JO) i september 2009 för att ledam... Read more

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