ENG May 19, 2021
Is RoC skincare cruelty-free? No, RoC is NOT animal cruelty-free. This brand either tests their products on animals or commissions animal testing using third parties.
Does RoC sell in China? It is unclear if RoC is sold in mainland China. Even though the Chinese laws surrounding routine post-market testing have changed, brands are still subject to non-routine animal testing if a consumer makes a complaint about a product. Pre-market testing laws still apply.
RoC is sold in mainland China which means their products may be subject to animal testing where required by law.
As of this year, RoC does not have an official animal testing policy on their website.
Who owns RoC? RoC is owned by Gryphon Investors a middle-market private equity firm that acquired RoC in 2019.
RoC sells skincare like he RoC Deep Wrinkle Serum, Wrinkle Filler, Retinol Cream, Cleanser, Facial Wash, Facial Moisturizer, Hydrating Cream, Wrinkle Resurfacing System, and the RoC Hand Cream.
Are RoC products vegan? No, RoC is not 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain ingredients derived from animals or their by-products.
Does RoC use palm oil in their products? Yes, RoC products contain palm oil which means they are not 100% palm oil free.
No, this brand is not cruelty-free or vegan. The brand is not accredited with PETA, Choose Cruelty Free, or Leaping Bunny.
Try reaching out and respectfully asking the brands you love to reconsider their animal testing policies and selling in the Chinese market until the post and pre-market animal testing laws have changed.