DUCC and its members

DUCC
DUCC
AISE
A.I.S.E.
ATIEL
ATIEL
CEPE
CEPE
Cosmetics Europe
Cosmetics Europe
CropLife Europe
CropLife Europe
EFCC
EFCC
FEA
FEA
FECC
FECC
FEICA
FEICA
IP
I&P Europe
IFRA
IFRA

DUCC

The Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination Group (DUCC) is a platform of 11 European associations which represent “downstream” industries ranging from cosmetics and detergents to aerosols, paints, inks, toners, pressroom chemicals, adhesives and sealants, construction chemicals, fragrances, lubricants, crop protection and chemical distributors industries.

The group's main objective is to contribute, with a common voice, to the successful implementation of the requirements of the REACH and CLP Regulations.

A.I.S.E.

A.I.S.E. is the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products. Based in Brussels, A.I.S.E. has been the voice of the industry to EU regulators for nearly 70 years.  Membership consists of 29 national associations across Europe, 17 corporate members and 14 value chain partners. Through this extensive network, A.I.S.E. represents over 900 companies supplying household and professional cleaning products and services across Europe. The industry is a substantial contributor to the European economy with an annual market value of €41.2 billion, directly employing 95 000 and 360 000 throughout the value chain.  A.I.S.E. has a long history in leading voluntary industry initiatives that focus on sustainable design, manufacturing and consumption, product safety and safe use of products by consumers and professional customers.

ATIEL

ATIEL is an industry association representing manufacturers and marketers in the European lubricants industry. Through its members’ combined knowledge and experience, it develops scientifically sound responses to key technical, environmental and quality issues that benefit all stakeholders, manufacturers, end-users and the lubricants industry.

CEPE

The European Council of the Paint, Printing Ink and Artists’ Colours Industry is a non-profit organisation founded in 1951. CEPE represents the interests of approximately 1000 members in the European Union, Norway and Switzerland, bringing approximately 85% of this industry together in its membership.

Cosmetics Europe

Cosmetics Europe is the Europan trade association for the cosmetics and personal care industry. Our members include cosmetics and personal care manufacturers as well as associations representing our industry at the national level, right across Europe. For more than 50 years, Cosmetics Europe has been the voice of the cosmetics and personal care industry in Europe.

 

CropLife Europe

The European Crop Protection Association, acts as the ambassador of the crop protection industry in Europe and represents the industry`s European regional network. ECPA promotes modern agricultural technology in the context of sustainable development, one which protects the health of humans and the environment.

EFCC

The European Federation for Construction Chemicals is a non-profit organisation established in 2007 to represent construction chemical companies and associations in Europe. Based in Brussels, EFCC acts as spokesperson for the construction chemical industry before the European Union institutions, public authorities and other stakeholders on policy issues regarding safety and quality, health, sustainability and resource efficiency.

FEA

The European Aerosol Federation was founded in 1959. Today it represents 18 European countries which include more than 350 companies active in the aerosol industry. These range from multi-national corporations to SMEs. FEA has also corresponding members worldwide.

FECC

The European Association of Chemical Distributors is the voice of the Chemical Distribution Industry in Europe. Based in Brussels and with a growing membership of Company and National Association Members, Fecc represents over 1,600 companies of which many are small and medium sized companies (SMEs). Fecc Members create value in the supply chain by meeting the demands of over one million downstream users ranging over all branches of industry. They distribute and regularly import substances and preparations vital for the success of the European economy and generate sales of approximately 28 billion Euros per year. The sector employs over 30.000 people.

FEICA

The Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, represents 15 National Association Members, 24 Direct Company Members and 19 Affiliate Company Members. With the support of its national associations and direct and affiliated members, FEICA coordinates, represents and advocates the common interests of our industry throughout Europe. In this regard, FEICA works with all relevant stakeholders to create a mutually beneficial economic and legislative environment.

I&P Europe

Imaging and Printing Association e.V. is a European association of product manufacturers and technology providers for the imaging and printing industry. I&P Europe members’ products include conventional and digital materials and their processing solutions.
The product portfolio of the membership includes in particular consumables such as inks for digital printing applications, toners, pressroom chemicals, printing plates, photographic mixtures and films as well as equipment products (e.g. printers, printing machines etc.).

IFRA

Founded in 1973, The International Fragrance Association represents the interests of the fragrance industry worldwide. We bring together seven multinational Regular Member companies, Supporting Members, and hundreds of small and medium-sized fragrance ingredient manufacturers represented via 21 National Associations. As an Association, we are committed to promoting the safe use of fragrance for everyone’s enjoyment, whether in fine fragrances, personal care products, or household products. Our members bring a sense of wonder, creating fragrances that bring joy, emotion and color to people's lives; a sense of purpose, supporting prosperity through jobs and scientific advances; and a sense of responsibility, recognize their duty to protect consumers and respect the environment.

Latest News

DUCC media
Brussels, 6 Oct 2021: On the occasion of ECHA’s Safer Chemicals Conference, the coalition of downstream users DUCC today expressed its willingness to pursue its fruitful collaboration with a broad range of stakeholders in Europe for the safe use of chemicals, calling for science to be at the heart of any legislative decision.

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