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 and beyond. Through this network, we represent over 900 companies supplying both household and professional cleaning and maintenance products and services. These range from small and medium-sized enterprises to large multinationals.


  • Product safety and innovation

    One of the top priorities of A.I.S.E.and its network is to help ensure cleaning and maintenance products are safe to use and used safely. 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

  • 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

  • DetNet

    The Detergent Industry Network for CLP Classification is a new initiative that helps detergents manufacturers to classify and label their products in accordance with European legislation. Read more

Latest news

Keep Caps from Kids Consumer Education Campaign Opened Today

The “Keep Caps From Kids” campaign for Liquid Laundry Detergent Capsules is a new voluntary initiative of A.I.S.E., opened as and from 1st July 2014. The campaign builds on a series of voluntary initiatives already undertaken by A.I.S.E. in the domain of safety and sustainability.

Book the date! A.I.S.E. Information Day 2014

The 11th A.I.S.E. Information Day will take place on Tuesday 2nd December 2014 at the Sofitel Brussels Europe Hotel*. The theme of this years event is "Making a difference to Cleanliness and Hygiene outside the home".

Members list

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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.