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APCER voluntarily withdraws from GOTS accreditation

APCER – Associação Portuguesa de Certificação of Portugal has voluntarily withdrawn from its accreditation under the GOTS accreditation program as of February 12th 2024.

APCER’s accreditation under other schemes/ other categories/ other countries remain unaffected. 

Any operations, certification bodies and authorities that relied on this accreditation are asked to take note. 

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU


GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic & Natural Cosmetics


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

Certification Body Database

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