4.5.6 is NOT certified 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. 4.5.6 has not joined any known cruelty free certification programmes; therefore, in 2022, 4.5.6 can not be considered cruelty free.

Our standard:

Cruelty Free Certification = Cruelty Free Brand

Cruelty Free UK

4.5.6 Brand Analysis

Is 4.5.6 affiliated with a parent or manufacturing company that tests on animals?

To our knowledge, 4.5.6 is not at present and has never been affiliated with a parent or manufacturing company that tests on animals.

Has 4.5.6 ever dropped out of a cruelty free certification programme?

To our knowledge, 4.5.6 has never dropped out of a cruelty free certification programme.

Is testing cosmetics on animals permitted or prohibited in the country where 4.5.6 has its headquarters?

4.5.6 has its headquarters in France. Animal testing is prohibited in France. A complete list of animal testing regulations by country is available here.

Is testing cosmetics on animals permitted or prohibited in the country where 4.5.6 products are manufactured?

4.5.6 manufactures its products in France. Animal testing is prohibited in France. A complete list of animal testing regulations by country is available here.

Is 4.5.6 sold in countries, including but not limited to mainland China, where animal testing is legally required?

We are unable to confirm whether 4.5.6 products are sold in countries, including but not limited to mainland China, where animal testing is legally required.

Does 4.5.6 hold any vegan or vegetarian certifications? Could 4.5.6 products be considered rightfully vegan?

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

4.5.6 animal testing statement

“All our products are cruelty-free.” – the quote is taken from the official website.

Our standard:

Cruelty Free Claim ≠ Cruelty Free Brand

Cruelty Free UK
Conclusion

In 2022, 4.5.6 cruelty free status remains unverified; therefore, 4.5.6 should not be considered cruelty free.


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