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)

2 Fte (2)

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

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 24 Jun 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Paula DIAZ RODRIGUEZ 16 May 2023 16 May 2024
    Ms Giulia SEBASTIO 05 Jan 2023 01 Jan 2024

    Complementary Information

    DUCC has a Platform Manager ensuring the DUCC Secretariat, working as 0.8 FTE since November 2023.
    DUCC also has a chair, that is a representative of one of the DUCC member associations (which will also be registered on the trasparency register) but also is a representative of DUCC and engaged in the work

    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)

    None declared

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    DUCC is a Stakeholder of the Helsinki Chemical Forum.
    DUCC was a Stakeholder of the HBM4EU initiative - Human Biomonitoring for Europe and have applied to be a stakeholder in PARC - European Partnership for the Assessment of Risks, which is the follow on activity to this project.
    DUCC is part of the multi-stakeholder initiative initiated by ECHA: the Exchange Network on Exposure Scenarios (ENES). This forum is currently dormant but DUCC continues to lead/co-lead actions on this topics of ENES.
    DUCC partners with other stakeholders, such as the SME and craft sector, to produce guidance for a wider audience.
    For more information, also on our projects and publications, please visit our website:

    Other activities

    None declared

  • 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 proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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