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An estimated 50,000 animals die at the hands of Procter & Gamble every year.
"Anyone who doesn't hesitate to vivisect, will hardly hesitate to lie about it."
-George Bernard Shaw

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"As an emergency room physician who has treated countless cases of accidental poisonings and exposures to dangerous products, I disagree with the contention that animal tests are necessary to determine the safety of cosmetics and household products. Animal tests do not protect consumers from unsafe products....I call upon Procter & Gamble to join the ever-growing list of responsible companies that have declared an immediate moratorium on animal-based product testing."
Daniel Hart, M.D., FACEP
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Procter & Gamble refuses to release to the public information regarding the actual numbers and species of animals used, or the types of tests it forces these animals to endure. 
What are they hiding?
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Each year, thousands of animals die in Procter & Gamble laboratories--the victims of painful product tests. Procter & Gamble  claims to be "committed" to eliminating tests on animals, but after a  decade of empty promises, the household, personal care, and pharmaceutical product manufacturer continues to poison and kill animals.
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The modern, non-animal test methods used by other companies can be interpreted more accurately and objectively than animal tests, leading to safer products. 
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To test products, workers typically force chemicals into rabbits' eyes and rub them onto animals' shaved and abraded skin. The animals are forced into restraining devices so they can't escape the pain; usually they are not sedated or given painkillers. Some animals have broken their necks or backs trying to escape.
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There are NO federal requirements that cosmetics and personal care products be tested on animals.
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In 1996 alone, P&G spent $5.1 billion on advertising. This stands in stark contrast to the $64 million that P&G claims to have spent on developing alternatives over a 14-year  period!   P&G's priorities seem clear: in less than 5 days, P&G spends more on advertising than it claims to have spent in 14 years on alternatives to painful and lethal animal tests.
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Alternatives to the use of animals in product testing exist: Human cell cultures test in vitro for both toxicity and eye irritancy & tests using tissue cultures & computer models are technologically ad-vanced, as well as more reliable and cost-effective than animal tests.
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Animal tests are not accurate and data from them cannot be extrapolated to human use because of the enormous differences in metabolism and physiology among rats, rabbits, dogs, pigs, and humans. The stressful laboratory conditions and often sloppy handling methods can impair immune function and alter heart and pulse rates of animals in laboratories as well.  More than half of all prescription drugs approved by the FDA between 1976 and 1985 on the strength of animal tests caused side effects so serious that the drugs had to be relabeled or removed from the market.
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In 1990, Procter & Gamble lobbied against legislation to ban the Draize test in California.
  In the Draize test, 100 mg of a concentrated solution are dripped into the eyes of six to nine conscious albino rabbits, immobilized in stocks from which only their heads protrude. 
Their eyes often are held open with clips at the lid, and rabbits can break their necks or backs struggling to escape. The damage to the rabbits' eyes is recorded over an average period of 72 hours, with the test sometimes lasting 7-18 days.  Reactions to the irritants can include swelling of the eyelid, inflammation of the iris, ulceration, hemorrhaging, and blindness. Pain-relieving drugs usually are not administered because experimenters claim their use would interfere with test results. 
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"As an ophthalmologist, I find the Draize test particularly outdated.  It is cruel and wasteful of animal lives. Less expensive alternatives are already available."
James R. Lee, M.D.  Winthrop, MA 
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More than 600 companies manufacture safe and effective products that are comparable to Procter & Gamble's without testing them on animals.
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"There are hundreds of paths to scientific knowledge. The cruel ones can teach us only what we ought not to know."
-George Bernard Shaw