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Did you know that many of the products you and your family use every day are still tested on animals? Cosmetics like toothpaste and mascara are typically tested on rabbits and guinea pigs. The good news is that an increasing number of companies are turning to humane alternatives, so it's never been easier to find cruelty-free products. See our infographic, "Creating a Cruelty-Free World" »



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  • June 7, 2016

    Senate passes landmark legislation to reauthorize the Toxic Substances Control Act

    The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund commend the U.S. Senate for giving final approval to H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which strengthens federal oversight over the use of tens of thousands of chemicals in commercial use and contains provisions to minimize and in some cases replace animal testing to evaluate chemical safety.

  • May 24, 2016

    House passes landmark legislation to reauthorize the Toxic Substances Control Act

    The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund commend the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which strengthens federal oversight over the use of tens of thousands of chemicals in commercial use and contains provisions to minimize and in some cases replace animal testing to evaluate chemical safety. Following months of negotiations, Congress came to final terms on reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to modernize the scientific approach to chemical testing.

  • May 13, 2016

    House Negotiators Urged to Include Provisions to Reduce Animal Testing in Final Toxic Substances Reform Package

    As final discussions wind down on critical legislation on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform package, commonly known as The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, 39 House Democrats wrote a letter to U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-NJ, and urged him to incorporate all elements of the Senate-passed language on animal testing.

  • December 17, 2015

    Senate Passes Landmark Legislation to Reauthorize the Toxic Substances Control Act

    The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund commend the U.S. Senate for passing S. 697, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, by voice vote.

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