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Clarification of accreditation categories offered by IOAS under Textile Exchange and GOTS

IOAS clarify the accreditation categories offered under Textile Exchange and GOTS as follows:

The accreditation categories offered by IOAS for Textile Exchange Standards are limited to Textiles, Paper, Leather, Plastics and Metal. Any different materials or products that have in the past been certified under IOAS accreditation are being phased out and will not be renewed after their normal expiry date.

IOAS accreditation does not cover letters of approval for accessories under GOTS ‘Scope 4’ – Approval of dyes and textile auxiliary agents (chemical inputs) on positive lists.


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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