The Anti-Vivisection League , together with other European animal welfare associations, including Cruelty Free International , shared the fundamental criteria as a cornerstone for the Leaping Bunny certification.
LAV – Lega Anti Vivisection , through specific checks by ICEA on cosmetic products and household cleaners, qualifies and enhances commercial and corporate policies and choices aimed at not resorting to and not increasing animal testing.
In Italy, the Antivivision Section promotes this standard through the “LAV – On the side of the animals” Campaign to discourage animal testing of raw materials and finished products.
The Standard sets the criteria for:
- Guarantee a “cruelty free” company policy, that is free from animal cruelty
- Avoid increasing animal experimentation on raw materials and finished products
The specification was developed by the world’s major animal welfare organizations, led by the European Coalition Against ECEAE Vivisection .
LAV is the only Italian member of the coalition and a subject authorized to use and release the “Leaping Bunny” in Italy. In addition to the Leaping Bunny logo, the logo enhances the products and companies that meet the required requirements, the companies participating in the campaign have the wording “LAV – On the side of the animals” or “LAV – On the side of the animals” on their products . Checked by ICEA for LAV n ° … “
The member companies are listed in the section “Research without animals / Cruelty Free companies” on the website www.lav.it