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A Proibição do Uso de Animais em Testes Cosméticos no Estado de São Paulo. Impactos e Desafios para o Desenvolvimento da Indústria de Cosméticos e Stakeholders

By Simone Aquino, Glauco Antonio Spina and Marcia Cristina Zago Novaretti


The cosmetics industry is a complex sector, multi-stakeholder relationships in their research and development (R&D). The regulation, inspection, licensing and sanitary control of the consumer market are the responsibility of the Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (Anvisa), which requires cosmetic testing on animals. The recent Law of the State of São Paulo nº 15 316, published in January 2014, changed the landscape of these relationships, prohibiting the use of animals in testing for cosmetic products, in response to recent protests by activists. The aim of the study was to elucidate the future impacts to the next two years and new strategic trends of the major stakeholders of the cosmetics industry, representatives of laboratories and research institutes, who performed tests on animals, because of the changes generated by the new state law. It is, therefore, a multiple case study of qualitative and exploratory nature, as evidenced analyze and describe the impacts between the actors involved in this issue through interviews. Documental analysis was applied after surveys on the main laws of the Ministério da Saúde (MS) and Anvisa resolutions related to in vivo tests allowed in Brazil. The data showed new trends in logistics and changes of location cosmetics industries before headquartered in São Paulo, mainly to the south of the country, due to the controversy generated by state law in conflict with the Anvisa and MS resolutions

Topics: Economic growth, development, planning, HD72-88
Publisher: Universidade Regional do Noroeste do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul
Year: 2016
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