Is Palmer’s Cruelty-Free?

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Is Palmer’s Cruelty-Free?

Palmer’s 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 selling products where animal testing is required by law.

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  • Finished products tested on animals

    Yes, where required by law

  • Ingredients tested on animals


  • Suppliers test on animals


  • Third party animal testing

    Yes, where required by law

  • Sold where animal testing is required by law


Official Animal Testing Policy:

“At Palmer’s, we love animals as much as you do and are proud to be an animal testing/cruelty- free company. We do not test any of our finished goods products on animals. We also have implemented a verification policy to ensure that our raw ingredient vendors have not tested any of the ingredients in our formulas on animals past an industry-standard fixed date.

Palmer’s sells products to distributors around the globe including South East Asia who in turn sells to countries in Asia- including China.

We do not allow any third parties to test on animals in the US.

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The Truth About Palmer’s's Animal Testing Policy

Although Palmer’s as a company do not test their finished products or ingredients on animals, they nevertheless distribute their products to mainland China, which means they pay others to test their products on animals where required by law. Palmer’s is not cruelty-free.

To learn more about animal testing laws in China, click here.

Is Palmer’s owned by a parent company that tests on animals?

Palmer’s is not owned by a parent company that tests on animals.

Is Palmer’s sold where animal testing is required by law?

Yes, Palmer’s is available for sale in countries with mandatory animal testing. This means that their products were likely tested on animals.

Is Palmer’s certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

No, Palmer’s is not certified by any organizations.

Is Palmer’s vegan?

Palmer’s 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.

How do you determine that brands like Palmer’s are not cruelty-free?

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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