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Profile of registrant

Colgate-Palmolive Europe Sarl

Identification number in the register: 99833981643-28
Registration date: 05/05/09 17:52:39

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/04/14 12:23:49
The date of the last annual update was 22/04/14 12:23:49

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Colgate-Palmolive Europe Sarl
Acronym: Colgate-Palmolive
Legal status: Sarl
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Alec de Guillenchmidt
Position: President of Europe / South Pacific division

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Jean-Paul Dechesne
Position: Director regulatory Affairs and Governmental Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: NA Grabetsmattweg 
Therwil 4106
Telephone number: (+4161) 415 60 60
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Colgate-Palmolive Inc
Dr Jean-Paul Dechesne
Director Governmental / Regulatory Affairs Europe
Avenue du Parc industriel
B-4041 Milmort
Tel : +32 42 789 411

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a leading global consumer
products company founded in 1806 that sells its products
in more than 223 countries.
The company has operations in 80 countries and is focused on four core global businesses: Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.

The Company’s core values of Caring, Global Teamwork
and Continuous Improvement are the foundation for its
business success. Colgate people around the world are
committed to living our values and to giving back to the
communities where we make and sell our products
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 0.1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Chemical legislation
Cosmetic legislation
Detergent legislation
R&D and Technology
Competition law

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Colgate-PAlmolive is a member or sponsor of the following organizations:
AIM (Branded Goods)
AISE (European Soap and Detergent Association)
Colipa (European association of Cosmetic industry)
EPAA (European Partnership on Alternative to Animal testing)
Europen (European Packaging association)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Estimate does not take into account membership fee to associations and consultancy fees.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.