About our Business
We get asked a lot of questions about our business- from why you’ve not heard of the MCUK until now to why the MCUK isn’t available in a rainbow of colors. We’re delighted that our users are so curious! Here are a few answers that we hope you’ll find helpful.
Our menstrual cups has been Vegan Society approved since 2004. This indicates that they contain no animal ingredients and have never been tested on animals. The Vegan Society Trademark holds very strict standards in relation to animal testing. Only manufacturers…Read more »
The MCUK is made from natural un-pigmented silicone. We have chosen to avoid adding food coloring or pigments that may compromise the health, ethical and environmental benefits of the MCUK. A transparent cup can also really help in clearly observing…Read more »
We do have FDA clearance to market our menstrual cups in the USA. According to FDA rules, however, we can’t use this fact to promote our products. The FDA Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Volume 8 (21CFR807.96) states: Any representation that creates…Read more »
Why MCUK? It’s pretty simple really. We haven’t been able to deliver Mooncups to the USA because another company registered our brand name here. Over the years, we had so many requests for the Mooncup menstrual cup from women in the USA that…Read more »
When we started Mooncup it was all about word-of-mouth: we told our friends, they told their friends, and so the menstrual cup message began to spread. We’re still not a big company, we do very little advertising, and we are…Read more »
We’re a small, ethical business manufacturing a product that’s a one-off purchase, so advertising (certainly on the saturating scale of most disposable sanitary product campaigns) tends to be prohibitively expensive for us. Getting the word out often has to be…Read more »