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August 2016 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:

Rainforest Alliance, Inc., RA-Cert Division (RA Cert) Aug 1st & 2nd, Indonesia Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & SAN.

IBD Certifications Ltd. (IBD) Aug 1st-5th, Brazil, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, NATRUE & EU.

International Certification Services Inc. (ICS) Aug 11th, Canada, Scheme: COR.

Quality Assurance International (QAI) Aug 12th, Canada, Scheme: COR.

Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. (Procert) Aug 15th- 17th, Canada, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & Canada.

BIOGRO NEW ZEALAND LTD (Biogro) Aug 15th-19th, New Zealand, Scheme: : ISO/IEC 17065, IFOAM, EU, COR & Natrue.

Organic Standard Ltd (OS) Aug 16th & 17th, 22nd-25th, Kazakjstan &Ukraine, Scheme: : ISO/IEC 17065, & EU.

Etko Ekolojik Tarim Kontrol Organizasyonu Ltd. Sti (ETKO) Aug 19th Ukraine, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, & EU.

NASAA Certified Organic Pty. Ltd. (NCO) Aug 22nd & 23rd , Samoa, Scheme: EU.

Asure Quality (AQ) Aug 22nd-26th, Canada, Scheme: COR & IFOAM.

Organic Crop Improvement Association International (OCIA) Aug 22, Peru, Scheme: EU.

The IOAS publicise these assessment and surveillance site visits to increase accreditation transparency.
If you would like to comment on the performance of these CBs on issues relevant to their application, 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

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