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August 2022 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following surveillance and evaluation visits, please note these may be subject to change and unannounced visits may also occur:

Oregon Tilth, Inc. (OTCO) August 2nd Remote surveillance, Scheme:  GOTS.

Organización Internacional Agropecuaria (OIA) August 3rd Argentina visit, Scheme: Textile Exchange.

AUS-QUAL Pty. Ltd. August 5th Remote surveillance , Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Southern Cross Certified Australia Pty. Ltd. (SXC) August 4th Remote surveillance, Schemes: EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

NASAA Certified Organic Pty. Ltd. (NCO) August 3rd Remote surveillance, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

ACO Certification Ltd. August 8th Remote surveillance, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Extensive Standard Technical Services Co. Ltd. (ESTS) Aug 8- 15th Remote surveillance, Scheme: GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 & Textile Exchange.

A Greener World (AGW) August 9-12th USA visit, Scheme: ISO/IEC 176065.

Bio-Dynamic Research Institute (BDRI) August 10th & 29- September 1st Remote surveillance, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Soil Association Certification Ltd. (SACL) August 18th Remote surveillance, Scheme: GOTs.

Organic Standard Ltd., (OS) August 29-Sept 2nd Kazakhstan visit, Scheme: EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

Organic Crop Improvement Association International (OCIA) August 15-17th, USA visit, Schemes: COR, EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

GSCS Intl. August 22-Sept 2nd Remote surveillance, Schemes: GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 & Textile Exchange.


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 evaluation, 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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