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February 2022 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:

APCER – Associação Portuguesa de Certificação, February 1-2nd Schemes: GOTS & Textile Exchange.

Bio.inspecta AG., February 2nd Scheme: NATRUE.

Control Union Gözetim ve Belgelendirme Ltd. Şti. (CUGB), February 7-23rd Schemes: GOTS & Textile Exchange.

Etko Ekolojyk Tarim Kontrol Organizasyonu Ltd. Sti (ETKO), February 17-21st Schemes: GOTS & Textile Exchange.

GSCI Services Pvt. Ltd., February 14-18th Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & Textile Exchange.

Certificadora BIOTROPICO S.A.S. February 21-25th & 28th Schemes: EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

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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