Certification Bodies

Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale (ICEA)

Contract No: 26
Also known as ICEA
Home Country: Italy
Address: Via Giovanni Brugnoli 15,
Bologna, 40122
Phone: +39 051 272 986
Fax: +39 051 232 011
Website: 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).

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2009
Accreditation cycle expiry: 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 v3.0 (2018).

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2013
Accreditation cycle expiry: 31 October 2020

Standards

  • COSMOS-standard Cosmetics Organic and Natural Standard v3.0

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

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.

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

GOTS

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

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2011
Accreditation cycle 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

ISO/IEC 17065

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

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2007
Accreditation Cycle expiry: 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 (excluding wine)

Countries

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

Standard

  • ICEA Standard for Organic & Natural Cosmetics.

Categories

  • Organic Cosmetics
  • Natural cosmetics

Countries

  • Mexico
  • Estonia
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Turkey
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • USA
  • Switzerland
  • China
  • United Kingdom

Standard

  • ICEA Standard for Organic & Natural Detergents

Categories

  • Organic detergents
  • Natural detergents

Countries

  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Turkey

Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange - Accreditation and Certification Procedures for Textile Exchange Standards v1.0 (2013).

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2011
Accreditation Cycle expiry: 31 October 2020

Standard

  • Content Claim Standard v2.0

Categories

  • Recycled materials (natural and synthetic fibres, paper, wood, glass, plastics, leather, and metals) in textiles, bearable clothing accessories, textile accessories, footwear, and packaging

Countries

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

Standard

  • Global Recycled Standard v4

Categories

  • Recycled materials (natural and synthetic fibres, paper, wood, glass, plastics, leather, and metals) in textiles, bearable clothing accessories, textile accessories, footwear, and packaging

Countries

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

Standard

  • Recycled Claim Standard v2

Categories

  • Recycled materials (natural and synthetic fibres, paper, wood, glass, plastics, leather, and metals) in textiles, bearable clothing accessories, textile accessories, footwear, and packaging

Countries

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

Standard

  • Organic Content Standard v2.0

Categories

  • Textiles

Countries

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

Standard

  • Responsible Down Standard v2.0

Categories

  • Down and feathers

Countries

  • Italy

Standard

  • Responsible Wool Standard v1

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.

ISO/IEC 17065 & other Assessment and Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

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