Is Johnson’s Baby cruelty-free in 2022?

Is Johnson's Baby cruelty-free?

Now that I am a missus, the next step would be planning a family. Not to decide on things last minute as I had to do with wedding preparations, I am starting to learn what baby brands are cruelty-free and what isn’t. Today I will investigate the cruelty-free status of the most popular baby “care” brand in the market. In case you never heard of it, it’s Johnson’s Baby. Apart from it is not considered cruelty-free, I read many lawsuits about the toxicity of their products. Now you understand why I put care in quotes.

Is Johnson’s Baby certified cruelty-free?

Quite the opposite really, PETA claims that Johnson’s is not cruelty-free. This also means that Johnson’s Baby is not certified cruelty-free.

Is Johnson’s Baby owned by a certified cruelty-free parent?

Johnson’s is owned by Johnson & Johnson. PETA claims that Johnson & Johnson is not cruelty-free.

What is Johnson’s Baby’s cruelty-free status?

No, as PETA states Johnson’s Baby is not cruelty-free. Johnson’s Baby and Johnson’s are the same company. I added the baby part as most people know this brand for its baby products.

Which brands should I support instead?

If you are looking for a brand that is serious about its anti-animal-testing policy. Check my list of brands that are against animal testing.

Source: Johnson’s Baby animal testing policy and Johnson’s Baby Mainland China Website at 14.9.2020 


(a.k.a. Fiona Henschel) Malta-born blogger. I have been blogging during these last 6 years on my cruelty-free lifestyle including recipes, beauty and makeup products that I discover, receive, buy and try.