The A.I.S.E. Charter for Sustainable Cleaning

Documentation

This documentation is intended to provide exhaustive information to companies and other interested bodies on the technical features of the Charter: the Charter sustainability procedures, the entrance check, the key performance indicators, contracts, etc. This information provided by A.I.S.E. is public and accessible to everybody.

 

Charter update 2010 documentation

 

A. Principles

Operating Rules

English version - Spanish version - Italian version

Technical Guidance Document (Supplement to the Operating Rules)

English version Update 28 September 2011 

Charter update 2010 Presentation
English version Update 4 March 2011
Charter update 2010 Brochure
English version
Requirements and how to migrate from Charter 2005 to update 2010

English version
How to join
English version  - Spanish version - Italian version

Use of Charter update 2010 logos - Technical Specifications
English Version Update 23 September 2011

Charter update 2010 logos are only accessible to Charter update 2010 signatories. The new Charter update 2010 logos cannot be used in the marketplace before 1 July 2011. Companies that commit to the Charter before then can, in the interim, use the main, generic Charter logo.


B. Commitment material

- Company Commitment Letter (Members of an A.I.S.E. National Association) - German version
- Company Commitment Letter (Non-Members of an A.I.S.E. National Association) - German version
Associate Membership Agreement (for distributors, such as retailers, importers, etc.) - German version
- Licence including guidelines for use - German version
Appendix (for Ordinary and Associate Members): Products for which the Company is claiming the ASP logo
- Appendix (for Associate Members): Associate Membership Overall Declaration

!!! IMPORTANT NOTE: the licence and commitment letter can only be signed and transmitted to A.I.S.E. in the English version. The translations are only available for information.

C. Preparation documents (CSPs/KPIs)

Guidance to Entrance and Additional CSP Checks

English version

 

Procedure for the Charter Entrance and CSP Checks by an Accepted Verifier

English Version - Spanish version - Italian version
Synergies package - Charter 2010 CSPs and ISO 9001, ISO 14001 / EMAS and BS OHSAS 18001

Zipped English version
CSP Detailed Explanation

English version - Spanish version - Italian version

KPI Detailed Explanation (Updated version 14 December 2018)

English version 

 

D. Product ASPs

 

!!! IMPORTANT NOTE: Those product standards are no longer valid and will be removed within shortly. FOR THE CHARTER 2020+ versions of the Charter product ASPs, please consult the new Charter technical website via: www.sustainable-cleaning.com (please copy the URL - due to outdated technology, we were not able to set a link.

Once a company has completed the ESC and ASP check for a product it wishes to qualify, the result and relevant underlying data should be archived for future reference and in case required for random verification (audits) under the provisions of Charter update 2010. 

 
- Random verification of compliance with ASP criteria - Evidence required

- Calculation of packaging/wash load 


1. ESC tool

The package 8.0.1. (zip file) (launched in Jan 2020) includes:

- ESC calculation tool

- Introductory summary

- Decision tree/Flowchart

- User Manual

- Overview of procedures for conducting an ESC check and handling of notifications

- Notification form

- History of changes 

 

2. ASPs for Household Solid Laundry Detergent Products (1st revision)

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. competition law advisor and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes

1. ASP Criteria 
2. Substantiation dossier 
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool 


3. ASPs for Household Liquid Laundry Detergent Products (1st revision) - NEW 1 April 2016

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. competition law advisor and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes
1. ASP Criteria 1 April 2016
2. Substantiation dossier 1 April 2016
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool 1 April 2016

 

4. ASPs for Household Fabric Conditioners

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. competition law advisor and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes
1. ASP Criteria - Spanish version - Italian version
2. Substantiation dossier
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool 

5. ASPs for Household Automatic Dishwashing Detergents

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. Legal Panel and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes
1. ASP Criteria
2. Substantiation dossier
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool

 

6. ASPs for Household Dilutable All Purpose and Floor Cleaners

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. Legal Panel and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes
1. ASP Criteria 
2. Substantiation dossier
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool

 

7. ASPs for Household Trigger Spray Cleaners (Glass/Window, Bathroom, Kitchen and All Purpose for hard surfaces)

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. Legal Panel and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes
1. ASP Criteria 
2. Substantiation dossier 
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool 

8. ASPs for Household Manual Dishwashing Detergents

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. Legal Panel and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes
1. ASP Criteria 1 January 2014
2. Substantiation dossier 1 January 2014
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool 1 January 2014


9. ASPs for Household Toilet Cleaners

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. Legal Panel and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes
1. ASP Criteria 1 July 2014
2. Substantiation dossier 1 July 2014
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool 1 July 2014


10. ASPs for Professional Building Care Products

ASP Criteria, Substantiation dossier (reviewed by the A.I.S.E. Legal Panel and approved), ASP Compliance Check Tool, incl. Guidance Notes
1. ASP Criteria 1 October 2014
2. Substantiation dossier 1 October 2014
3. ASP Compliance Check Tool 1 October 2014

E. End User best and safe use information on pack (Cleanright Panels for laundry and autodish, Safe use icons)

www.aise.eu/end_user_info


 


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