Certification Bodies

Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale (ICEA)

Contract Number: 26
Also known as ICEA
Home Country: Italy
Address: Via Giovanni Brugnoli 15,
Bologna, 40122
Phone Number: +39 051 272 986
Fax Number: +39 051 232 011
Web Address: icea.bio
Extra Information:

Additional premises for ISO/IEC 17065 & EU recognition:

ICEA c/o Metrocert
Académico de Letrán No. 7
Col. Andrés Quintana Roo
C.P. 58088; Morelia, Michoacan Mexico

ICEA c/o Icea Ecuador
Prolongación de la Av. Granda Centeno, Urb. El Alcazar Pasaje 2, N° OE7-02 Quito-Ecuador

ICEA Türkiye
M. Kemal Cad, No: 166/2 D.13 - 35040 Bornova - IZMIR, Turkey

Accreditations

COR

Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Canada Organic Regime Operating Manual v17 (2019).

Accreditation Status: Accredited
First Accredited: 2009
Accreditation renewal date: 31 October 2020

Standards

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

Categories

  • Crop production
  • Grower group certification
  • Livestock Feed
  • Livestock production
  • Processed products
  • Specialized: Apiculture
  • Specialized greenhouse crops
  • Specialized mushrooms
  • Specialized wild crops

Countries

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

COSMOS

COSMOS-standard - Control Manual Accreditation and Certification Requirements v3.1 (2020)

Accreditation Status: Accredited
First Accredited: 2013
Accreditation renewal date: 31 July 2025

Standards

  • COSMOS-standard Cosmetics Organic and Natural Standard v3.1 (2020)

Categories

  • Certification of organic or natural cosmetic products, raw materials with organic content and base formulas
  • Approval of non-organic raw materials that can be used in certified products

Countries

  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Netherlands
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • USA

EU Equivalence

ISO/IEC 17065:2012 - Conformity Assessment - Requirements for Bodies Certifying Products, Processes and Services.

The details shown below are the EU categories and countries recommended by the IOAS for EU recognition.

For the actual status of the EU accreditation and recognised categories and countries please refer to the current regulation (EC) 1235/2008.

Accreditation Status: Recommended
First Accredited: First recommended in 2012

Standards

  • International Accredited Certification Bodies Equivalent European Union Organic Production & 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

Countries

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Ivory Coast
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • Iran
  • Kazakhstan
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Japan
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Lebanon
  • Senegal
  • Syria
  • Thailand
  • Uruguay

GOTS

August 11th, 2020, IOAS suspended ICEA’s Global Organic Textile Standard and Textile Exchange accreditation.

Global Organic Textile Standard - Approval Procedure and Requirements for Certification Bodies v2.0 (2017).

Accreditation Status: Suspended
First Accredited: 2011
Accreditation renewal date: 31 July 2025

Standards

  • Global Organic Textile Standard v5.0 (2017)

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

  • Belgium
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • USA

ISO/IEC 17065

ISO/IEC 17065:2012 - Conformity Assessment - Requirements for Bodies Certifying Products, Processes and Services.

Accreditation Status: Accredited
First Accredited: 2007
Accreditation renewal date: 31 October 2020

Standard

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

Categories

  • A: Unprocessed plant products
  • B: Live animals or unprocessed animal products
  • D: Processed agricultural products for use as food

Countries

  • Albania
  • Amenia
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • Iran
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Lebanon
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Senegal
  • Syria
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam

Standard

  • ICEA Technical Specifications for Organic and Natural Cosmetic Products DTR 06

Categories

  • Organic Cosmetics
  • Natural cosmetics

Countries

  • Italy
  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • France
  • Hong Kong
  • Netherlands
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom

Standard

  • ICEA Technical Specifications for Eco & Eco Organic Cleaning DTR 07

Categories

  • Organic detergents
  • Natural detergents

Countries

  • Estonia
  • Italy
  • Greece
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Turkey

Textile Exchange

August 11th, 2020, IOAS suspended ICEA’s Global Organic Textile Standard and Textile Exchange accreditation.

Textile Exchange - Accreditation and Certification Procedures for Textile Exchange Standards 2.0 (2019)

Accreditation Status: Suspended
First Accredited: 2011
Accreditation renewal date: 31 July 2025

Standard

  • Textile exchange - Content Claim Standard 2.0 (2016)

Categories

  • Textile products
  • Leather products
  • Paper products
  • Plastic products

Countries

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

Standard

  • Textile exchange - Organic Content Standard 2.0 (2016)

Categories

  • Textile products
  • Leather products

Countries

  • Belgium
  • India
  • Italy
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey

Standard

  • Textile Exchange - Recycled Claim Standard 2.0 (2017)

Categories

  • Textile products
  • Leather products

Countries

  • China
  • Italy
  • Romania
  • Spain
  • Turkey

Standard

  • Textile Exchange - Global Recycled Standard 4.0 (2017)

Categories

  • Textile products
  • Leather products

Countries

  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • India
  • Italy
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • USA

Standard

  • Textile Exchange - Responsible Down Standard 3.0 (2019)

Categories

  • Down and feathers

Countries

  • China
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom

Standard

  • Textile Exchange - Responsible Wool Standard (2016)

Categories

  • Chain of custody

Countries

  • Italy

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic Cosmetics

COSMOS, NATRUE

Sustainable Agriculture

GlobalG.A.P.

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