Necessaire 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 have not conducted animal tests for any of our personal care (beauty) products and we will not conduct any animal testing for any future personal care (beauty) products. We will also not sell our personal care (beauty) products to companies and / or countries if animal testing is a prerequisite. We are firmly against animal testing.
The Sex Gel however is not a general personal care (beauty) product. A personal lubricant is considered a Medical Class II Device by the FDA. A personal lubricant is treated like a certain class of drug consumed internally. By law a Medical Device II is required to undergo a one-time small animal test to obtain FDA-clearance. It is not an ongoing test. You will also note that The Sex Gel carries the FDA warnings accordingly.“
Necessaire is not owned by a parent company that tests on animals.
No, Necessaire is not sold in mainland China.
No, Necessaire is not certified by any organizations.
Necessaire 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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