Certification Bodies

LETIS S.A.

Contract Number: 51
Also known as Letis
Home Country: Argentina
Address: Urquiza 1285, planta alta
Rosario
Sante Fe
CP 2000
Argentina
Phone Number: +54 341 528 2560
Web Address: www.letis.org
Extra Information:

May 11th, 2022, following an unsuccessful appeal against the IOAS decision on March 3rd, 2022, IOAS withdrew the LETIS’s ISO/IEC 17065 and EU recommendations for accreditation for the country of Turkey.
October 19th, 2020, IOAS withdrew LETIS’s Global Organic Textile Standard and Textile Exchange accreditation for all countries.

Accreditations

EU Equivalence

ISO/IEC 17065:2012 - Conformity Assessment - Requirements for Bodies Certifying Products, Processes and Services in addition to the Control measures and labelling requirements as set out in Regulation No (EC) 834/2007 and its implementing regulations.

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
Accreditation renewal date: 12 September 2023

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)
  • C: Aquaculture products and seaweeds
  • D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (including wine)

Countries or Regions

  • Argentina
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Cayman Islands
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Ethiopia
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay

IFOAM

IFOAM Accreditation Requirements for Bodies Certifying Organic Production and Processing v2.0 (2014 updated 2019).

Accreditation Status: Accredited
First Accredited: 2005
Accreditation renewal date: 31 July 2023

Standards

  • The IFOAM Standard for Organic Production and Processing V2.0 2014 updated 2019

Categories

  • Aquaculture
  • Beekeeping
  • Crop production
  • Grower groups
  • Input manufacturing
  • Livestock
  • Processing and handling
  • Wild products

Countries or Regions

  • Argentina
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay

ISO/IEC 17065

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

Accreditation Status: Accredited
First Accredited: 2012
Accreditation renewal date: 31 July 2023

Standards

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

Categories

  • A: Unprocessed plant products
  • C: Aquaculture products and seaweeds
  • D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (including wine)

Countries or Regions

  • Argentina
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Cayman Islands
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Ethiopia
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic Cosmetics

COSMOS, NATRUE

Sustainable Agriculture

GlobalG.A.P.

ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

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