• The new power of cleaning

    New appreciation of an often underestimated
    activity
    The IKW study on the psychology of home care explains
    what cleaning, wiping etc really mean to people... more

  • Welcome to the German Cosmetic, Toiletry, Perfumery and Detergent Association


    IKW Annual Report 2016 / 2017...
  • Not made up? No thanks!


    Who doesn’t want it – the perfect look? The longer and thicker the eyelashes, the more seductive the look. ....more
  • "Associations are mediators - between industry, government, authorities and the public. They therefore make an important contribution to Society."


    Christian Lindner, MP, Chairman of the FDP
Cosmetic products are EU-wide regulated in the EC Cosmetics Regulation. Read more ...

Beauty Care - Introduction

For detergents and maintenance products, the following legal regulations are especially important. Read more...

Home Care - Introduction

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