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(EU) 2021/461 amending current Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 published.

A new regulation (EU) 2021/461 which amends the current Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 has been published.

The amendment is the setting of a deadline until 30 June 2021 for the possibility for certification bodies to send the European Commission applications for recognition for equivalency purpose and/or applications for extension of scope.

The link to the full text of the Regulation in various EU language is here: Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/461

Please note IOAS is currently only accepting applications from CBs that are already under our EU supervision for scope additions to meet this deadline.

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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