In March 2020, Ethical Consumer searched Essential Care (Organics) Ltd’s website for an animal testing policy. The company stated:
“Our products are tested on a panel of human volunteers who have sensitive and allergy-prone skin. We NEVER test on animals. We ensure that our raw materials suppliers and all our distributors follow the same policy. “ Information provided to Ethical Consumer in January 2007 stated that the company operated a fixed cut off date of for ingredients tested on animals of 1 July 2003. The company had also been endorsed in the 14th Edition of the Naturewatch guide.
Ethical Consumer considered this to be a positive animal testing policy.