A cosmetic company uses rabbits to test the irritancy levels of its products eyes for the purposes of making nonirritating cosmetics for women who will use such products. Large doses are injected into eyes and the test is painful.Is this ethical? Theory?
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Most of the companies are following different methods and strategies for achieving the goals and objectives. They are exploiting the natural resources and animals for earning more revenue and income. if the companies are providing quality products and services the customers will be attracted to buy the product., but as a common man we have to consider the ethical and social aspects related with the product. In the case of cosmetic company uses rabbits to test the irritancy levels of its products eyes for the purposes of making nonirritating cosmetics for women who will use such products. while analyzing these aspect we can able to understand the act done by the company is unethical, now we can focus on the theoretical and other related aspects .
We know the fact most of the companies are using the Draize test in animals for understanding the biological response in an effective way. In the year of 1940 the food and drug administration developed this test for reducing the problem related with eye injuries. During these period most of the customers complained about the cosmetic products and related problems (Wilhelmus 2001, p.493).