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December 2021 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits.

It is the IOAS intention to make the following surveillance and evaluation visits but please be aware that these may be subject to change:

Africert Ltd, November 29th-December 1st Schemes: GlobalG.A.P. & ISO/IEC 17065

SGS Supervise Gözetme Etüd Kontrol Servisleri A.Ş. (SGS Turkey) December 1-2nd Scheme: Textile exchange.

BioGro New Zealand Ltd. December 1,2,7,8,9,10th Schemes: COR, EU, IFOAM, ISO/IEC 17065 & NATRUE.

AsureQuality (AQ) December 7-8th Schemes: Textile Exchange.

Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale (ICEA), Italy, December 8-9th Scheme: GOTS

Organic Farmers & Growers C.I.C. (OF&G ) December 9th Scheme: NATRUE

Company for Organic Agriculture in Palestine (COAP) December 8-9th Schemes: EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

GSCI Services Pvt. Ltd., December 11-12th Scheme: Textile Exchange.

Nepcon / Preferred by Nature, December 13-14th Scheme: GlobalG.A.P. & ISO/IEC 17065.

GCL International Ltd. December 13-17th Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, GOTS & Textile Exchange.

SGS Supervise Gözetme Etüd Kontrol Servisleri A.Ş. (SGS Turkey) December 1- 2nd Scheme: 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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