3LAB is NOT officially cruelty free.

At present, unless the brand has proven its cruelty free status by joining a cruelty free certification programme, it should not be considered cruelty free. 3LAB has not joined any known cruelty free certification programmes; therefore, in 2022, 3LAB can not be considered cruelty free.

Our standard:

Cruelty Free Certification = Cruelty Free Brand

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3LAB Brand Analysis

Is 3LAB affiliated with a parent or manufacturing company that tests on animals?

To our knowledge, 3LAB is not at present and has never been affiliated with a parent or manufacturing company that tests on animals.

Has 3LAB ever dropped out of a cruelty free certification programme?

To our knowledge, 3LAB has never dropped out of a cruelty free certification programme.

Is testing cosmetics on animals permitted or prohibited in the country where 3LAB has its headquarters?

3LAB has its headquarters in the US. Animal testing is permitted in the US; however, it is not mandatory. A complete list of animal testing regulations by country is available here.

Is testing cosmetics on animals permitted or prohibited in the country where 3LAB products are manufactured?

We are unable to confirm where 3LAB manufactures its products. A complete list of animal testing regulations by country is available here.

Is 3LAB sold in countries, including but not limited to mainland China, where animal testing is legally required?

We are unable to confirm whether 3LAB products are sold in countries, including but not limited to mainland China, where animal testing is legally required.

Does 3LAB hold any vegan or vegetarian certifications? Could 3LAB products be considered rightfully vegan?

3LAB does not hold any vegan or vegetarian certifications; therefore, none of the products could be considered rightfully vegan.

3LAB animal testing statement

“Since its inception in 2003, 3LAB has never tested its products on animals.” – the quote is taken from the official website.

Our standard:

Cruelty Free Claim ≠ Cruelty Free Brand

Cruelty Free UK
Conclusion

In 2022, 3LAB cruelty free status remains unverified; therefore, 3LAB should not be considered cruelty free.


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