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IOAS re-opens EU Recognition Programme

IOAS is pleased to re-open its accreditation for CBs working in Third Countries in support of EU Recognition following the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2018/848 on January 1, 2022.

This scheme requires accreditation against ISO/IEC 17065 and compliance with Regulation 2018/848 and its various secondary legislation. New applications from CBs can now be accepted.

For further information please visit the IOAS web page for the EU programme. CBs already recognised by the EU Commission under (EC) 834/2007 have until December 31, 2024 to transition from equivalence to compliance.

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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