Certification Bodies

Organic Crop Improvement Association International

Contract No: 30
Also known as OCIA
Home Country: USA
Address: 1340 N. Cotner Blvd., 68505 Lincoln, NE
Phone: +1 402 477 2323
Fax: +1 402 477 4325
Website: www.ocia.org
Extra Information:

Additional premises for ISO/IEC 17065 and EU:

OCIA Mexico: 5 de Mayo #108 Interior 9, Colonia Centro, Oaxaca de Juarez (68000), Mexico.

Accreditations

COR

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

Status: Accredited
First accredited: 2009
Accreditation Cycle expiry: 1 May 2022

Standard

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

Categories

  • Crop production
  • Livestock Feed
  • Livestock production
  • Processed products
  • Specialized: Apiculture
  • Specialized greenhouse crops
  • Specialized maple production
  • Specialized mushrooms
  • Specialized wild crops
  • Specialized sprouts

Countries

  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Taiwan

Standard

  • CAN-CGSB-32.312-2018

Categories

  • Aquaculture-Specialized - Wild collection (seaweeds)

Countries

  • Canada

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

  • IACB Equivalent European Union Organic Production and Processing Standard for Third Countries

Categories

  • A: Unprocessed plant products
  • B: Live animals and unprocessed animal products (only beekeeping)
  • D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine)

Countries

  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru

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: 28 February 2021

Standard

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

Categories

  • Unprocessed plant products
  • Live animals or unprocessed animal products (only Beekeeping)
  • Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine)

Countries

  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru

Standard

  • Ley de Productos Organicos (LPO) - Mexican regulation for the Operation of Organic agriculture activities.

Categories

  • Crop production
  • Wild crops
  • Processing
  • Mushrooms
  • Trading
  • Beekeeping
  • Livestock

Countries

  • Mexico

Standard

  • OCIA International Certification Standards

Categories

  • Agricultural and agricultural processed products outside the scope of COR (Cannabis)

Countries

  • Canada

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic Cosmetics

COSMOS, NATRUE

Sustainable Agriculture

GlobalG.A.P.

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