Virginia bans cosmetic testing on animals, joining three other states | TheHill

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) has signed the Humane Cosmetics Act, banning cosmetics animal testing and the sale of animal-tested cosmetics.

The method involves testing household products on animals for safety before they are sold on the market for human use.

Virginia is the fourth state to adopt the law, which will go into effect beginning on Jan. 1, 2022, according to ABC News.

Source: Virginia bans cosmetic testing on animals, joining three other states | TheHill