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AsureQuality Ltd sub scope “Groups” accreditation suspended for Textile Exchange Responsible Animal Fiber Standards

March 29, 2023, IOAS suspended the accreditation of AsureQuality Ltd. for Textile Exchange – Responsible Animal Fiber Standards (Responsible Wool Standard 2.2 (2021), Responsible Mohair Standard 1.2 (2021), Responsible Alpaca Standard 1.0 (2021)) for the specific sub scope “Groups”.

AsureQuality Ltd remain accredited under the COR, IFOAM and Textile Exchange – Responsible Animal Fiber Standards (Responsible Wool Standard 2.2 (2021), Responsible Mohair Standard 1.2 (2021), Responsible Alpaca Standard 1.0 (2021)) for Farms.

AsureQuality Ltd has been invited to take corrective actions to enable the suspensions to be lifted. While this suspensions is in effect for “Groups” under the Textile Exchange – Responsible Animal Fiber Standards (Responsible Wool Standard 2.2 (2021), Responsible Mohair Standard 1.2 (2021), Responsible Alpaca Standard 1.0 (2021)) .

  • AsureQuality  shall maintain their audit schedule to maintain existing certifications.
  • Existing scope certificates may be renewed as applicable.
  • AsureQuality  shall not issue transaction certificates.
  • AsureQuality  shall not add any new products, activities, or sites to scope certificates.
  • AsureQuality shall not accept new applications, nor issue certificates to new applications that are in progress.

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

For more information on their accreditation please see our web page https://ioas.org/certification_bodies/asurequality-limited/

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