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We are recruiting a Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Manager

You will report directly to the Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Director and assist the association in developing and managing A.I.S.E.’s work programme on REACH, air quality, hazardous substance management and ingredient communication.

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).

A.I.S.E. re-elects Nadia Viva President

During its annual General Assembly today, A.I.S.E., the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products, re-elected Nadia Viva, Chief Communication Officer, Global Fabric & Home Care and Baby & Feminine Care at Procter & Gamble, for a second term as A.I.S.E. President (June 2022 - June 2024).

A.I.S.E. has published updated SPERCs, additional SWEDs, and a new and improved REACH guidance

New Use Maps and REACH Guidance This important update has been the result of extensive work and demonstrates A.I.S.E.’s commitment to supply chain communication.

A.I.S.E. & Biocides for Europe recommendations for improving EU access to biocidal products

A.I.S.E. & Biocides for Europe released their report on the implementation of the Biocidal Products Regulation and a series of recommendations to ensure that biocides continue to serve society’s needs in a safe and timely way. Biocides are a crucial tool that helps destroy or control harmful organisms such as viruses, bacteria, insects, rodents.

A.I.S.E. Guidance on regulatory requirements for bulk & refill sales for consumer products

A.I.S.E. have revamped our guidance on bulk and refill sales for consumer products, previous version Oct 2020. Thus, this document provides a high-level outline of safety and regulatory requirements that should be considered in the execution of bulk and/or refill sales of detergent products (biocides are out of scope).

A.I.S.E. Annual Cleaning & Hygiene Forum focuses on driving circularity and the European Green Deal

The annual event, combined this year with a symposium on the Charter for Sustainable Cleaning, gathered some 250 participants to hear from high-level speakers from the Commission, the upcoming French Presidency of the EU, industry and external experts on the theme of "Cleaning and circularity: working together to meet the Green Deal’s objectives”.

Updated Product Stewardship Programme for capsules and updates safe use icon released today

A.I.S.E. has just released the latest version of the Product Stewardship Programme for Liquid Detergent Capsules (“PSP 2021”). Aimed at promoting the safe design and use of liquid detergent capsules, this PSP update builds on the former aggregated text and is further completed, notably regarding the mandatory safety message to be used on advertising; it also provides an updated version of the set of yellow patches, for even better consumer comprehension

Detergent industry confirms its commitment to Green Deal priorities, calling for science, innovation, and collaboration

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8 December 2021 – Today, at the 2021 edition of its Cleaning & Hygiene Forum and Charter Symposium, A.I.S.E. reiterated its commitment to contribute constructively to the Commission’s Green Deal’s ambition and notably the Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP). With its Charter for Sustainable Cleaning as a robust flagship programme, the Detergent and Cleaning industry is up for the challenge of science based sustainable progress fostering collaboration and innovation.

A.I.S.E. research published on performance of In Vitro method for eye effects

A.I.S.E. has previously sponsored research to investigate the usefulness of in vitro test methods for eye irritation/eye damage, to ensure reliable and meaningful classification and labelling for detergent and cleaning product formulations without animal testing on finished products. The importance of correct classification was highlighted in a paper from A.I.S.E. in 2019, which compared eye hazard classifications with effects following accidental exposure to detergent and maintenance products and found that classification was a poor predictor of the effects in practice.