Byredo is not cruelty-free. They may test on animals, either themselves, through their suppliers, or through a third party. Brands who fall under this category could also be funding animal testing by selling products in mainland China, where it's required by law.
“We do not test on animals and we never ask others to do so on our behalf. However, if an international authority demands such testing for safety or regulatory assessment, unfortunately, we are obliged to comply. (…) But we do sell our products in China.”
Byredo is not owned by a parent company that tests on animals.
Yes, Byredo is available for sale in stores in mainland China. This means that their products were likely tested on animals in mainland China.
No, Byredo is not certified by any organizations.
Byredo might offer some vegan products, however because this company is not cruelty-free, we recommend avoiding any products they offer even if they are vegan.
Most brands don't publicly display their full animal testing policies. We contact brands directly with our questions in order to get their complete policy. If any brand states that they, their suppliers, or any third party test on animals, the brand is listed as "not cruelty-free."
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