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ISO 9001 and 14001
On Oktober 2nd 2014 Otto Oehme GmbH receives the ISO 14001:2004 + cor. 1 14001:2009 certificate for environmental management systems as well as the ISO 9001:2008 certificate for quality management systems. The internationally accepted ISO 14001 standard strengthens environment protection and prohibition of environmental impacts in line with economical, social and political requirements.
An ISO 9001 certified quality management system ensures an continual improvement process.

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Kitchen-/sanitary-/widea area disinfectants listed by VAH
The VAH List of Disinfectants (Association for Applied Hygiene) is an approved reference for effective products for prophylactic disinfection. That quality assurance is relevant not only for the medical sector but also for public institutions and, in case of illness, even for private households. It is proven that the bigger part of infections have their source in private households. For the fi rst time the VAH-list contains information on the effectiveness against viruses.
Kitchen-/sanitary-/widea area disinfectants listed by DVG
The „Deutsche Veterinärmedizinische Gesellschaft“ (German Veterinary Medical Society – DVG e.V.) is the scientific society of veterinary medicine. The committee “disinfection in veterinary medicine” of the DVG releases lists of disinfectants which have been tested according to the guidelines of the DVG and have been found to be effective. Founded in 1951, the DVG is the oldest organization of veterinary medicine in Germany. Veterinarians from universities, industry, public authorities, ministries, research establishments and practice meet in 36 teams of professionals as well as in research groups under the auspices of the DVG.
List of tested cleaning agents for ceramic coverings in indoor swimming pools (List RK) and List of tested cleaning agents for tank bodies and building elements made of
stainless steel in swimming pools (List RE)

The „Deutsche Gesellschaft für das Badewesen e. V.“ (DGfdB) is an institution setting basic rules. The publications of the „Deutsche Gesellschaft für das Badewesen e. V.“ (DGfdB) have
an excellent reputation among experts and, from a technical point of view, can be put on par with the DIN standards. That is why they are an indispensable prerequisite for the safe construction and operation of public baths. Lists of tested cleaning agents, suitable for public baths, are published in regular intervals.
EU Ecolabel for multipurpose and sanitary cleaners
EU Ecolabel is an label acknowledged by all member states of the EU as well as by Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland. The voluntary symbol which was introduced in 1992 (Council Regulation (EEC) No 880/92) has gradually become a reference for consumers who want to contribute to pollution reduction by buying more environmentally friendly products and services. The EU Ecolabel helps consumers to identify products that have a reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle and therefore commit to environmental sustainability.


13 years ISSA membership
ISSA is one of the most recognised organisations of the cleaning sector with over 6000 producers and retailers.
Member of the „Industrieverband, Hygiene und Oberflächenschutz für industrielle und institutionelle Anwendung e.V.“, IHO
The IHO is a commercial organisation for manufacturers of professional cleaning agents, detergents, disinfectants and care products for professional use. Since 1992 the organisation represents mostly small and medium-sized companies of a sector, which is very important for consumer protection and conservation of value due to its services in cleaning, disinfecting and professional usage.
Member of the „Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.“ (VCI)
The „Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.“ (association of the chemical industry, VCI) is the marketing board of the chemical industry of Germany, registered in Frankfurt on the Main and member of the Federation of German Industries. It represents the interests of the chemical sectors againts politics and public authorities, as well as other sectors, sciences and the media. It is also a member of the CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council).
Member of the „Industrieverband Körperpflege- und Waschmittel e. V.“ (IKW)
Companies of the beauty-, cleaning-, washing- and care sector have a major contribute to the positive economic growth in Germany. Members of the IKW consistently play an important role in German economy.
Member of the „Forschungsgemeinschaft Reinigungs- und Hygienetechnologie e.V.“ (FRT)
The european research group for cleaning and hygiene technology was founded in 1991 by well-known industrial companies. As a member of the consortium of industrial research groups “Arbeitsgemeinschaft Industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen Otto-von-Guericke” e.V (AiF) it has access to the support programme for small and medium-sized companies by the German Federal Ministry of Economics.
Member of the Bavarian Environmental Agreement (Umweltpakt Bayern)
The Environmental Pact of Bavaria is a voluntary agreement made between the Bavarian state government and the Bavarian economy, in which both are undertaken to voluntary benefits for environmental protection. .

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