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April 2020, IOAS Surveillance and Assessment.

It is the IOAS intention to make the following surveillance and assessment visits:

EcoControl April 1st and 21-24th to take place remotely. Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065 & NATRUE.

Textile Research Institute – AITEX, May 18 & 19th to take place remotely. Scheme: Textile Exchange.

GCL International Ltd. April 27- 29th to take place remotely. Schemes: GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065, Textile Exchange.


The IOAS publicise these assessment and surveillance visits to increase accreditation transparency.

If you would like to comment on the performance of these CBs on issues relevant to their assessment, please contact the IOAS at

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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