does BY TERRY test on animals

IMPORTANT EDIT: By Terry started selling in China since this article was written, and they’re no longer cruelty-free.

The luxury brand By Terry is cruelty-free and does not test on animals when it comes to finished products or ingredients, nor do their suppliers test on animals on their behalf. By Terry is sold only in Hong Kong and not in mainland China. You can take a look at their worldwide shop map here. They’re also an independent company and are not owned by a parent company that tests on animals.

Here’s an e-mail from a representative:

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 7:35 AM

Dear Madam
Thank you for your interest in the brand BY TERRY.
The ingredients in our products and finished products are not tested on animals.
Ourselves and our manufacturers respect the cosmetics Regulation No 1223/2009/EC since the implementation of the law on animal testing. We ensure that compliance with our ingredients and our finished product manufacturers suppliers.
Our ingredients and products are not tested on animals by a third party and our company is not affiliated with other companies that could carry out tests on animals.

We are at your disposal for any additional information,
Sophie Martin

Customers Service
By Terry
37-39 rue de Surène
75008 Paris

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