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Only Representative Organisation

Identification number in the register: 92649098142-18
Registration date: 23/02/2012 11:16:23

The information on this entity was last modified on: 27/01/2014 08:54:56
The date of the last annual update was: 27/01/2014 08:54:56

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Only Representative Organisation



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Trade, business & professional associations

    Contact details

Chaussée de Rodebeek, 206
Bruxeles 1200

(+31) 346562414


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Dieter Drohmann


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Paul Verspoor


    Goals / remit

The statutory purpose of ORO is:
• Establish common quality criteria, requirements and standards for Only Representatives in accordance with the EU REACH Regulation ; and
• Provide effective representation of members at national, EU and International level in regulatory and industry discussions, meetings and fora regarding the activities, responsibilities and legal status of ORO Only Representatives and NCMs ;
The main activities of ORO shall be the following:
• Research and development for the purposes of a common understanding of REACH requirements for Only Representatives ;
• The provision of tools, guidance, information for non-EU Manufacturers with respect to the role and purpose of an Only Representative and for the purposes of enabling them to make informed decisions when selecting an Only Representative ;
• Provide regular updates to its members on regulatory issues related to the functioning of Only Representatives and NCMS at the National, European and International political and regulatory level;
• Identify potential non-compliance and interpretation issues and advise members on appropriate uniform ORO procedures / recommendations ;
• Develop appropriate communications tools and programmes to deliver information and messages to industry and stakeholders ;
• Collaborate with other stakeholders in the supply chain on areas of mutual concern.



REACH: review
REACH: Technical Guidance Documents
REACH: legal interpretations

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


The above figure refers to the number of officers in the Executive Committee (board)of ORO

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Customs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment

    Membership and affiliation

We cooperate informally with CEFIC (European Chemicals Industry), FECC (Traders in chemicals and Business Europe

    Financial data

01/2012  -  01/2013

< 50,000  €

0 €

0 €

Membership fee: € 700 per year. Total membership 30, Total annual income approximately € 21.000

    Code of conduct

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