About Us

RUCODEM – Romanian Union of Cosmetics and Detergents Manufacturers – is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization. The Union became legal body in June 1997 and has its office in Bucharest.


RUCODEM’s Mission is to help support a compliant business environment for its Members in order to allow the industry to grow and develop sustainably, to generate a positive impact in the society and to contribute to the improvement of Romanians’ living standards.


RUCODEM’s Vision is to provide objective and generally applicable expertise, support and knowledge to the industry, aiming to support establishing the highest standards in terms of products‘ safety, compliance, sustainable development and trust, and to facilitate a climate for an open and constructive dialogue with the stakeholders and authorities.

The bodies of RUCODEM are:

General Assembly – formed by all members of RUCODEM
Council of Directors

Criteria for Membership: Romanian or foreign companies that are detergents and/or cosmetics manufacturers and theirs products are sold in Romania or have registered trademarks in Romania may apply for membership. These companies should promote and exercise fair competition, respect the law and have ethical values.

Multinational groups owing several companies in Romania, partly or fully, can only be represented in the RUCODEM by one of these companies.

Alix Avien Cosmetics SRL
Avon Cosmetics (România) SRL
B.Braun Medical SRL
Beiersdorf România SRL
Colgate-Palmolive (România) SRL
Coty Cosmetics România SRL
Dalli Production Romania SRL
SC Diversey România SRL
Ecolab SRL
SC Farmec SA
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare SRL
Grande Gloria Production SRL
Henkel România SRL
Interstar Chim
Johnson & Johnson România SRL
L’Oreal România SRL
SC Papillon Laboratoires Cosmetiques SRL
Procter & Gamble Marketing România SRL
Pons Ro Prodcom SRL
Reckitt-Benckiser (România) SRL
Sano România
SC Sarantis România SA
Unilever South Central Europe


IKW: Measures to ensure compliance with the limit value for phosphorus in automatic dishwasher detergents

DGK & IKW Information for safety Assessors

Guidelines DUCC - Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination group

Guidelines regarding the in-market control of the compliance with the regulations referring to cosmetic products

Guidelines regarding regulations referring to detergents

ECHA Guidelines

IKW Database: Group Data Sheets for Cosmetic Products


National Authority for Consumers Protection

Department of European Affairs

National Institute for Public Health

Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Business Affairs

Ministry of Environment and Climate Changes

Ministry of Health

Permanent Representation of Romania to EU

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