Certification Bodies

Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale

Contract No: 26
Also known as ICEA
Home Country: Italy
Address: Nazario Sauro, 240121 Bologna
Phone: +39 051 272 986
Fax: +39 051 232 011
Website: www.icea.info

Accreditations

EU Equivalence

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Status: Recommended
First recommended in 2012

Standards

  • International Accredited Certification Bodies Equivalent European Union Organic Production and Processing Standard for Third Countries

Categories

  • A: Unprocessed plant products (including wild harvest and producer groups)
  • B: Live animals or unprocessed animal products (excluding beekeeping)
  • D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine)

Countries

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Ivory Coast
  • Cyprus
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • Iran
  • Kazakhstan
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan

COR

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2009
Contract expiry: 1 May 2019

Standards

  • Canada Organic Standard
  • CAN-CGSB-32.310-2015
  • CAN-CGSB-32.311-2015

Categories

  • Beekeeping
  • Crop production
  • Food processing
  • Grain production
  • Greenhouse crop production
  • Livestock production
  • Mushrooms
  • Producer Groups
  • Subsequent packaging
  • Wild crops

Countries

  • Albania
  • Bosnia & Herzogovina
  • Ecuador
  • Mexico
  • Turkey

COSMOS

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2013
Contract expiry: 31 October 2020

Standards

  • COSMOS - Standard V2.0

Categories

  • Certification of chemically processed agro-ingredients with organic content and approval of ingredients with no organic content
  • Certification of cosmetic products under organic or natural certification and physically processed agro-ingredients

Countries

  • France
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Estonia
  • Russia
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine

GOTS

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2011
Contract expiry: 31 October 2020

Standards

  • Global Organic Textile Standard V5.0

Categories

  • Approval of textile auxiliary agents (chemical inputs) on positive lists
  • Certification of mechanical textile processing and manufacturing operations and their products
  • Certification of trading operations and related products
  • Certification of wet processing and finishing operations and their products

Countries

  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • USA

ISO17065

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2007
Contract expiry: 31 October 2020

Standards

  • IACB Equivalent European Union Organic Production & Processing Standard for Third Countries v6
  • ICEA Standard for Organic & Natural Cosmetics
  • ICEA Standard for Organic & Natural Detergents

Categories

  • A: Unprocessed plant products
  • B: Live animals or unprocessed animal products
  • D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine)
  • Natural cosmetics
  • Natural detergents
  • Organic Cosmetics
  • Organic detergents

Countries

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • China
  • Ivory Coast
  • Cyprus
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Iran
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Estonia
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
  • Uzbekistan

TE

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2011
Contract expiry: 31 October 2020

Standards

  • TE Organic Content Standard v2.0 (textiles)
  • TE Recycled Claim Standard v1.0
  • TE Global Recycled Standard v.3 .0 and TE Content Claim Standard V2, (all applicable to 5 -100% content of recycled materials (natural and synthetic fibres, paper, wood, glass, plastics, leather, and metals) in textiles, bearable clothing accessories, textile accessories, footwear, and packaging)
  • TE Responsible Down Standard v.2.0

Categories

Countries

  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Italy
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Turkey

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, TE

Organic Cosmetics

COSMOS, NATRUE

Sustainable Agriculture

ISO/IEC 17065 & other Assessment and Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

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