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About us

Stadex Nederland BV is located in the Netherlands and headed by Dr. Peter Ruifrok.

Dr. Peter Ruifrok is a Dutch national who has lived in the UK for many years and was until recently based at the Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University. He holds a PhD in Chemistry and Pharmacy and has worked for large chemical multinationals such as AKZO (Pharmaceuticals), Avebe (Chemicals for Technical Applications) and DSM (Fine Chemicals) in a number of technical, commercial and general management roles. Peter has also been a majority shareholder and MD of SME chemical companies in the UK and The Netherlands. He now divides his time between interim management and consultancy at CEO level.

A special part of the consultancy is focussed on the REACH and CLP regulations and chemical substitution strategies. Dr. Peter Ruifrok is co-author of the first textbook on the complex Reach legislation. This textbook is now available for purchase through the Croner website

Furthermore we are experienced in EU subsidy applications


Our partners

We co-operate in the UK with Greenspec, a directory of sustainable construction products and green building materials available in the UK. See

Also in the UK we have a long-standing co-operation with Alan Best Sustainability which is a specialist business working with partners to develop and implement sustainability strategies. These are designed to reduce negative environmental impacts and the risks they bring to businesses, and to improve the safety and performance of products. See

Our partner in continental Europe is Sacchi Consulting, a consulting firm with offices in Brussels and Milan with as mssion to assist and advise companies and institutions in facing issues related to the application of European law, including markets regulation, free movement of goods and services and competition. See

Furthermore we co-operate with Eagle Rock Life Sciences which is an independent international  life sciences consultancy firm with its offices in The Netherlands. Eagle Rock Life Sciences is specialized in providing support to life sciences enterprises from early start-ups to mature companies. See  

Finally as part of its editorial staff we are responsible for the content of the CODEMA database. Codema is especially of value for pharmaceutical compounders and contains essential information on some 2000 chemicals that are used as medicinal drugs. See


We wish to thank Mr. Hendrik-Jan Thomassen for his invaluable assistance in developing the data base search routine.


ToxList is an initiative of Stadex Nederland BV.