Personal care products
Ganehill previously used nanoparticles of zinc oxide as the base ingredient for its beauty range. They have switched to micronised particles. Acquired by Valeant Pharmaceuticals in 2011.
|Ganehill Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Ganehill Pty Ltd
| Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc
owns 100% of iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd
|Ganehill Pty Ltd|
In 2011 and 2010 the Therapeutic Goods Administration's Complaints Resolution Panel upheld complaints about ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes. The Panel requested this company withdraw the ads and not to use representations in the ads again.
[Source 2011][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
|iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd|
This company uses microbeads in some of its personal care products. These particles are not retained by wastewater treatment so end up in the ocean. While microbeads aren't thought to be a health hazard to consumers, they are a threat to the marine environment.
[Source 2014][More on Oceans]
In 2012, 2011 and 2010 the Therapeutic Goods Administration's Complaints Resolution Panel upheld complaints about ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes. The Panel requested this company withdraw the ads and not to use representations in the ads again.
[Source 2012][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
|Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc|
This company does not appear on the cruelty free lists of PETA, Leaping Bunny or CCF, nor do they appear on PETA's list of companies who do test on animals. However this company sells products in China, where cosmetics products must, by law, be tested on animals. Plus, subsidiary Bausch & Lomb is on PETA's list of companies that do test on animals.
[Source 2014][More on Animal Testing]
This company is being sued by Botox maker Allergan over their hostile takeover attempt, alleging insider trading and other fraud before their plan became public.
[Source 2014][More on Finance]
Skin Deep is an online safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products and their potential hazards and health concerns, with over 69,000 products rated from 1 (low hazard) to 10 (high hazard).
[Source 2016][More on Product Safety]
This company received a score of 58.1/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
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