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How ethical and sustainable is Otrivine? 

Otrivine is included in The Good Shopping Guide‘s Cold remedies Ethical Ratings Table. Even if Otrivine hasn’t yet upheld our ethical standards, we have faith that eventually the company will change for the better and conduct itself in a more morally upright manner. Applying for Ethical Accreditation, which would entail a more thorough investigation and recommendations for ethical development, could help Otrivine gain the trust of customers.

Are you interested in seeing how Otrivine rates against other brands within the Ethical Cold Remedies sector? Visit the Cold Remedies Ethical Ratings Table. From The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables, you can learn more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled.

What does Otrivine do?

Otrivine sells a range of nasal sprays and drops to help with nasal congestion whether that’s from a cold, blocked nose, allergies or pollution. The brand has specific formulations for whatever the problem is.  Otrivine is owned by Haleon Plc.

For which criteria does Otrivine perform poorly? 

Otrivine received a low rating for Vegetarian/vegan and Animal Welfare, due to a lack of vegetarian or vegan products and Haleon’s involvement in animal testing.

In what areas does Otrivine score well for its ethics?

Otrivine earns good marks for the Environmental Report category. Haleon demonstrates its commitment to improving its environmental record by setting targets to address issues such as carbon emissions, waste and packaging.

How can Otrivine improve its ethical rating?

The Ethical rating of a brand is divided into three categories by The Good Shopping Guide: the Environment, People and Animals. Find out more about how we rate.

Otrivine might apply for Ethical Accreditation for more detailed guidance on how to improve. Stopping all animal testing and political donations would help Otrivine earn higher marks and satisfy our basic ethical standards.

Are you curious about how obtaining Ethical Accreditation could be beneficial for your brand? Accredited brands can display The Good Shopping Guide mark, showcasing to consumers that it can be trusted as an ethical and sustainable brand. Visit our Ratings Tables to learn about which brands within the Ethical Cold Remedies sector have been awarded with our ethical certification.

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Ethical performance in category


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Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Irresponsible Marketing


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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