Ellis Brooklyn is in the grey area.
This means that it's currently unclear whether or not the brand is cruelty-free, since they haven't provided enough information. Some brands that fall under this category refuse to share their complete animal testing policy or answer questions about their cruelty-free status.
Ellis Brooklyn provided conflicting statements. Although they’re certified by PETA, they claim that some of their suppliers may test on animals.
“Does your brand test on animals? NO
Do your suppliers test on animals? Some of our suppliers may test on animals if they work with a company that asks it. We work with major suppliers that work with brands from Estee Lauder, L’Oreal and more that are not cruelty free.
Do you have an agreement with your suppliers that they don’t test on animals, and if so, what kind of agreement? YES. WE require attestation and certification for everything that we buy.
Do you allow any third-parties to test on animals on your behalf? NO
Do you test on animals where required by law? NO
In which countries are your products available (excluding online sales)? US, Australia, Canada”