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February 2018 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:

Food Safety (FS) to take place Feb 2nd – 9th in  Paraguay and Argentina. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 and EU.

(IBD) to take place Feb 19th & 22nd  in  Argentina and Brazil. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, EU, IFOAM and Natrue.

Faircert to take place February 20th -24th in India. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, EU and GOTS.

IMO India to take place February 26th  -2nd March in India. Scheme: COR.

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

Certification Body Database

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