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February 2020, IOAS Surveillance and Assessment visits.

It is the IOAS intention to make the following surveillance and assessment visits:


GSCI Services Pvt. Ltd. February 18-21st to take place in India. Schemes: Textile Exchange & ISO/IEC 17065.

Cosmecert SASU February 21-22nd to take place remotely and February 25-27th in France. . Schemes: COSMOS.

Certificadora de Productos Sustentables, SC (PPS), February 24-28th to take place in Mexico. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

VEDIC Organic Certification Agency (VOCA), February 24-28th to take place in India. Scheme: EU recognition & ISO/IEC 17065.

The IOAS publicise these assessment and surveillance visits to increase accreditation transparency.

If you would like to comment on the performance of these CBs on issues relevant to their assessment, please contact the IOAS at

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic Cosmetics


Sustainable Agriculture


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

Certification Body Database

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