Cosmetic Animal Testing Controversy

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Cosmetic Animal Testing Animals were not always the target when it came to cosmetic testing. Specifically, black people, orphans, G.I’s (military) and gypsies were used for almost all types of test until people thought of it as a unethical. Animals such as; rabbits, monkeys, mice, guinea pigs, and rats are now used in view of the fact that their body composition is closer to humans than anything else. Using animals gives scientists the opportunity to run trial and error tests. It also gives the assurance of no humans being exposed to any harmful substances. However, the most controversial and the most used animal test is the Draize Eye Irritancy test. The purpose of this test is to see if the eye can repair itself when being exposed

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