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:

August 11th, 2020, IOAS suspended LETIS’s Global Organic Textile Standard and Textile Exchange accreditation (except for activity in Argentina and Peru).

Accreditations

COR

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

Accreditation Status: Accredited
First Accredited: 2013
Accreditation renewal date: 12 September 2023

Standards

  • CAN-CGSB-32.310-2015
  • CAN-CGSB-32.311-2015

Categories

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

Countries

  • Argentina
  • Canada
  • Israel

EU Equivalence

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

September 10th, 2020, IOAS partially suspended LETIS’s recommendation for EU accreditation for following countries: Afghanistan, Cayman Islands, Ethiopia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine. The details shown below are the EU categories and countries still 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)
  • C: Aquaculture products and seaweeds
  • D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (including wine)

Countries

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Ecuador
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay

GOTS

August 11th, 2020, IOAS suspended LETIS’s Global Organic Textile Standard accreditation.

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

Accreditation Status: Suspended
First Accredited: 2009
Accreditation renewal date: 31 July 2023

Standards

  • Global Organic Textile Standard v5.0

Categories

  • 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

  • Argentina
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Malaysia
  • China
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Jordan
  • Egypt
  • Brazil
  • Peru

IFOAM

The IFOAM Norms for Organic Production and Processing (edited version of the IFOAM Norms 2017)

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

Standards

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

Categories

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

Countries

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

ISO/IEC 17065

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

September 10th, 2020, IOAS partially suspended LETIS’s ISO/IEC17065 accreditation for following countries: Afghanistan, Cayman Islands, Ethiopia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine. The details shown below are the ISO/IEC 17065 categories and countries still accredited by the IOAS.

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

  • Argentina
  • Ecuador
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay
  • Bolivia

Textile Exchange

August 11th, 2020, IOAS suspended LETIS’s Textile Exchange accreditation

Textile Exchange - Accreditation and Certification Procedures for Textile Exchange Standards 1.0 (2013).

Accreditation Status: Suspended
First Accredited: June 1, 2014
Accreditation renewal date: 31 July 2023

Standard

  • Textile Exchange - Organic Content Standard 2.0 (2016)

Categories

  • Textile products

Countries

  • Argentina
  • Bangladesh
  • Pakistan
  • China
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Jordan
  • Egypt
  • Brazil
  • Peru

Standard

  • Textile Exchange - Responsible Wool Standard 1 (2016)

Categories

  • Chain of custody
  • Farm certification

Countries

  • Argentina
  • Bangladesh
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Jordan
  • Egypt

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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