Avalon Organics a natural and certified organic personal care brand based in the US, but is Avalon Organics cruelty-free and vegan in 2020? We’ve got the answers here!
Is Avalon Organics Cruelty-Free?
Avalon Organics is Cruelty-free! None of Avalon Organics’ ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
In addition, Avalon Organics is certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny.
Avalon Organics Animal Testing Policy
Avalon Organics has confirmed they do not test their products or ingredients on animals, they do not allow others to test on their behalf, their suppliers also do not test on animals, they do not allow their products to be tested on animals when required by law, and their products are not sold in stores in mainland China or any other country that may require animal testing.
Below is a screenshot of Avalon Organics’ official animal testing statement:
Is Avalon Organics Sold in China?
All imported cosmetics sold in mainland China are required by law to be tested on animals. However, Avalon Organics has confirmed they do not sell their products in retail stores in mainland China and therefore they are not required to test on animals.
Is Avalon Organics Vegan?
Almost all of Avalon Organics’ products are vegan with the exception of four of its lip balms which contain organic beeswax.
All other Avalon Organics products are vegan and don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
The following is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on Avalon Organics’ official website about its vegan products:
Is Avalon Organics Ethical?
Based in: the US
Products made in: the US
Sustainability & Environmental Initiatives: Avalon Organics products are certified to the NSF/ANSI 305 Standard for Personal Care Products Containing Organic Ingredients or the EWG Verified™ standard.
“The Avalon Organics® brand believes in using certified organic ingredients because they are better for the body and better for the Earth. Organic agriculture reaches the highest ideal of sustainability — delivering benefits to the soil, to farmers, to the environment, and to customers. […]
All formulas are tested to evaluate the organic carbon to CO2 conversion rate necessary for biodegradable certification. Out of a great respect for the Earth, the Avalon Organics® brand team constantly strives to perfect each formula, evolve expertise, and deliver innovation.”
Eco-Friendly Packaging Initiatives: Avalon Organics states many of their products are packaged in bottles made from 100% post-consumer resin. As well as, sustainably sourced paperboard that is recyclable. The brand claims they regularly review opportunities to reduce their packaging and processes’ environmental footprint.
Giving Back Initiatives: N/A
Ingredients and Formulations Claims: Avalon Organics haircare products are EWG VERIFIED™. In addition, Avalon Organics claims their products are formulated without parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, artificial colors, harsh sulfates, propylene glycol, aluminum, mineral oil, petrolatum, oxybenzone, nano-particles, DEA, MEA or TEA, PEGs and PEG derivatives, ethoxylated ingredients associated with 1,4 dioxane, formaldehyde donors or GMOs.
I hope this article helped you to understand Avalon Organics’ cruelty-free and vegan status and by choosing cruelty-free together, we can help end animal testing for cosmetics once and for all!
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