A.I.S.E., the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products, is the official representative body of this industry in Europe. Our membership totals 29 national associations across Europe, 17 corporate members and 11 value chain partners. The A.I.S.E. network of members represents over 900 companies supplying both household and professional cleaning and maintenance products and services across Europe.


  • A.I.S.E. celebrates its 70th anniversary

    A.I.S.E. has proudly represented the cleaning and hygiene products industry since 1952. Read about the evolution and innvoation of this industry over 7 decades. Read more

  • Sustainable cleaning

    A.I.S.E.’s leadership of voluntary sustainability initiatives is a key strength of the cleaning and maintenance products industry in Europe. Read more

  • Health and hygiene

    Cleaning products play an essential part in modern society, enabling cleanliness and hygiene which is so important for health and wellbeing. Read more

  • Professional cleaning & hygiene

    Keeping our homes clean is very important; but did you realise how critical it is for society to have clean and hygienic public and industrial places such as schools, hospitals, offices, stations, airports and food and beverage production sites? Read more

  • Economic Analysis of the Impacts to the Detergents, Maintenance and Cleaning Products Industry of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability

    A.I.S.E. is a proactive forward-looking trade association with more than 30 years' experience leading industry initiatives that drive safer sustainable production and use of our products. We fully support the objectives of the EU Green Deal for continuous improvement of the sustainability and safety of our products under the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS). Read more

Latest news

Member State authorities get insight into challenges for SMEs to implement the EU Detergents Regulation

A.I.S.E., Detic and Realco hosted a visit for the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU at the detergent company's innovative plant in Wallonia.

A.I.S.E. work on polymer biodegradation showcased at annual SETAC meeting

The work of the Polymer Biodegradation Taskforce and published in the scientific journal Science of the Total Environmenhas contributes to the advancement of biodegradability science for key ingredients used in the detergents industry

Members list


A.I.S.E.'s membership spans right across Europe. National associations have a central role to play. Organised at country level, their membership is composed of companies from a specific industry sector, whatever their size, that are active on the market. The product diversity represented is reflected in the structure of A.I.S.E.’s national associations through their membership.

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