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. Cleaning & Hygiene Forum 2022

    A.I.S.E.’s Cleaning and Hygiene Forum which will take place on 7 December 2022 (15:00 – 17:30 CET). The event will be virtual. 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

Hot off the press: New A.I.S.E. Activity & Sustainability Report 2021-22

The new A.I.S.E. Activity & Sustainability Report, published today, highlights the critical role the sector plays in enabling modern society and reaffirms A.I.S.E.’s commitment to being a true partner in the successful implementation of the European Green Deal.

Latest Figures show 39% reduction in CO2 and energy use in the detergents sector

A.I.S.E.’s Activity & Sustainability Report 2021-2022 emphasises the critical role the soaps, detergents, and maintenance products sector plays in modern society and A.I.S.E.’s long-term commitment to improving the sustainability of the 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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