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Radius is Cruelty-Free
Radius has confirmed they do not test their products or ingredients on animals or ask others to test on their behalf. Their suppliers also do not test on animals, nor do they allow their products to be tested on animals when required by law.
By our standards, we would consider Radius to be Cruelty-Free.
Below is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on Radius’ website about its animal testing policy:
Note that there is no legal definition for the label ‘Cruelty-Free.’ It can mean different things to different people. But Cruelty-Free is generally used to imply no animal testing. More specifically, the ingredients, formulation, or finished product are not tested on animals at any stage of product development.
At ethical elephant, we always assess a company’s cruelty-free policy using our Cruelty-Free Checklist. This ensures no animal testing was performed by the brand itself, its suppliers, or any third parties.
Also, note that Cruelty-Free and Vegan don’t always mean the same thing.
Radius is Not 100% Vegan
‘Vegan’ in cosmetics can refer to an entire brand that is 100% Vegan or a specific product is vegan.
In the case of Radius, not all of their products are vegan. But they have some products that are suitable for vegans.
How to know which of Radius products are vegan?
All of Radius’ toothpaste is vegan and their non-silk floss is also vegan.
The following is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on Radius’s website about its vegan claims:
Some common animal products used in oral care products include animal-based glycerin, beeswax, and silk products.
There are plant-based and synthetic alternatives to animal-derived ingredients. But it’s sometimes difficult to know with certainty whether a product is vegan just by reading the ingredient list.
So it’s best to ask the company and manufacturers to ensure the ingredients they’ve chosen to use were from non-animal sources.
Where are Radius’s products made?
Radius states on its website, “made in USA”
I hope this article helped you to understand Radius’s cruelty-free and vegan status and by choosing cruelty-free together, we can help end animal testing for cosmetics once and for all!