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Profile of registrant

The International Natural and Organic Cosmetic Association

Identification number in the register: 75060586073-86
Registration date: 24/06/11 11:02:53

The information on this organisation was last modified on 04/06/14 10:33:19
The date of the last annual update was 04/06/14 10:33:19

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: The International Natural and Organic Cosmetic Association
Acronym: NATRUE
Legal status: a.s.b.l.
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Julie Tyrrell
Position: Director General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Julie Tyrrell
Position: Director General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 40 Rue Washington 2nd floor
Brussels 1050
Telephone number: (+32) 26132930
Fax number: (+32) 26132939
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: • NATRUE is a non-profit association representing authentic natural and organic cosmetic industry.

• Our goal is to promote and protect natural and organic cosmetic products with a high standard of quality and integrity as set out in our NATRUE criteria.

• NATRUE ensures the availability of high quality raw materials for natural organic cosmetics (e.g. sustainable/organic production of ingredients).

• We embrace people who share the belief of harmony and nature and join forces to protect nature and biodiversity
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information: • Our main lobbying activity is to establish an appropriate and strict definition of authentic ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ cosmetics.

• We also would like to work closely with the European Institutions to ensure safety and quality of natural and organic cosmetic ingredients and products (e.g. though REACH, Cosmetic Directive (78/768/EEC), and Regulation (EC) No 1223 2009 on cosmetic products).

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:

Following the Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009 and the REACH Cosmetic Directive (78/768/EEC)

Participated in EU Green Week May 2012.

7th Framework Programme SME-2011-2 - O4S
"Sustainable surfactant production from renewable resources through natural fermentation for applications in natural, organically-certified products".

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks


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

IFOAM International

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 800000  € - 900000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 7,673,183 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Annual accounts for 2013 and Budget forecast for 2014 available upon request.

Code of conduct

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