The German Cosmetic, Toiletry, Perfumery and Detergent Association, with headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, was founded in 1968. It represents the interests of more than 400 companies from the fields of beauty and home care on a national and European level. With sales revenues of almost EUR 18 billion, the member companies cover approximately 95% of the market and employ a workforce of approximately 500,000 people.
IKW is the contact partner for its member companies, ministries, public authorities, consumers, institutions and associations as well as for the media as far as scientific, regulatory or business topics are concerned. Experts from the beauty care and home care departments within IKW provide competent answers to questions concerning skin and hair care, beauty and self-esteem as well as hygiene and cleaning. More information on www.ikw.org
NATRUE is an association founded in 2007 and based in Brussels. Its goal is to protect and promote natural and organic cosmetics in the interests of consumers worldwide. The NATRUE label enables consumers to identify authentic natural and organic cosmetics at a glance. natrue.org
ICADA is the European service and lobbying association for SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) in the field
- preparative cosmetics
- apparative cosmetics
- natural detergents and cleaning agents
- NEM and food.