Dow Chemical Company is on the Cruelty Free Investing use of animals list because they test their chemicals on animals to assess product’s safety profile.
Company’s Animal Testing Statement
PETA has initiated a Shareholder campaign against company’s animal testing policy. As per PETA’s report “Most of the animal testing at Dow is conducted by the company’s chemical and agro-science divisions, either voluntarily or as part of government-sponsored testing programs, including the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) high production volume (HPV) chemical-testing program.”
The Dow Chemical Co. manufactures and supplies products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services. It serves the industries, including appliance; automotive; agricultural; building and construction; chemical processing; electronics; furniture; house wares; oil and gas; packaging; paints, coatings and adhesives; personal care; pharmaceutical; processed foods; pulp and paper; textile and carpet; utilities; and water treatment. The company operates through five segments: Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals and Performance Plastics. The company was founded by Herbert Henry Dow in 1947 and is headquartered in Midland, MI. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.dow.com