detergent chemistry

Who we are - what we do

The stormy developments in the field of chemistry and technology of washing and cleaning, which were particularly evident since the 1950s, and the various ecological, human toxicological and other problems associated with this, made collaboration between scientists and technicians from the most varied of disciplines imperative. As a particularly suitable forum for the scientific exchange of opinions and experiences of all chemists and technicians from universities and research institutes, from authorities and from the raw materials and detergent industry who are concerned with the problems of detergent chemistry, a Division of the German Chemical Society was recognized and very soon by all interested parties therefore the Division "detergent chemistry" was founded in Bamberg in 1974. The section currently has Division members.

The aim of the GDCh Division of Detergent Chemistry is to create a forum for interested parties from industry, authorities, universities, institutes and the media in which discussions on all technical questions relating to detergents and cleaning agents can be conducted in an open and constructive manner. The focus is on science-oriented statements on sustainable benefits for people in their environment.

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18th European Detergents Conference (EDC)

as part of the SEPAWA Congress




GDCh Office
dr Carina S. Kniep
Phone: +49 69 7917-499

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