Arket 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 rightfully cruelty free. Arket has not joined any known cruelty free certification programmes; therefore, in 2022, Arket should not be regarded as cruelty free.

Our standard:

Cruelty Free Certification = Cruelty Free Brand

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Arket Brand Analysis

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

To our knowledge, Arket is not at present and has never been affiliated with a parent or manufacturing company that tests on animals. Arket is part of the H & M Group.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arket animal testing statement

“There is also a list of materials and practices that we have committed to never use due to their unacceptable risks regarding hazardous chemicals, the health and safety of workers, animal welfare and biodiversity loss. These include for example: Animal-tested cosmetics” – the quote is taken from the official website.

Our standard:

Cruelty Free Claim ≠ Cruelty Free Brand

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Conclusion

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


To help you switch to cruelty free cosmetics, we have certified cruelty free and certified vegan lists of brands for you to explore.