About our Business

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.

Is the MCUK tested on animals?

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…

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Why don’t you make the MCUK in different colors?

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…

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Why is Mooncup called MCUK in the USA?

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…

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How can I tell people about the MCUK?

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…

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Why haven’t I heard of the MCUK?

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…

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