Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination Group

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Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination Group   (DUCC)

    EU Transparency Register

    70941697936-72 First registered on 02 Feb 2012

    Goals / Remit

    DUCC offers a platform for associations whose member companies use chemicals to formulate mixtures (as finished or intermediary products) for professional and industrial users, as well as for consumers. These eleven European-based associations represent represents several important “downstream” industry sectors, ranging from cosmetics and detergents to aerosols, paints, inks, toners, pressroom chemicals, adhesives and sealants, construction chemicals, fragrances, disinfectants, lubricants, and chemical distributors industries. DUCC aims to contribute to the successful implementation of the requirements of the REACH and CLP Regulations. DUCC’s objectives are to: - offer a platform for associations/federations of downstream users of chemicals, which formulate and/or place on the market chemical mixtures intended for end-users, where they can exchange information and expertise, work on issues of common interest and build up common positions towards other stakeholders; - advise and help

    Main EU files targeted

    REACH (including follow-up actions from the 2017 review); CLP; Better Regulation; EU Green Deal; Non-Toxic Environment Strategy; Interface between Chemicals, Products and Waste.


    Head Office
    Boulevard du Souverain 165 c/o A.I.S.E.
    Brussels 1160
    EU Office
    Boulevard du Souverain 165 c/o A.I.S.E.
    Brussels 1160


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 30 May 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Paula DIAZ RODRIGUEZ 16 May 2023 15 May 2024
    Ms Giulia SEBASTIO 05 Jan 2023 31 Dec 2023

    Complementary Information

    DUCC has a Platform Manager ensuring the DUCC Secretariat, working as 1 FTE since June 2022.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    HCF - Helsinki Chemical Forum

    ENES – Exchange Network on Exposure Scenarios

    HBM4EU - Human Biomonitoring for Europe

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    laroche conseil 0€ - 10,000€

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Competent Authorities for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals (REACH) and Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP)#E02385# #Observer #C#Industry#Standing Committee on Precursors#E03245# #Observer #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    Altogether, DUCC membership comprises more than 9.000 companies across the respective sectors in Europe, the vast majority being SMEs. The calculated turnover of these companies is more than 215 billion euros in Europe.

  • Meetings


    2 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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