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IOAS successfully completes APAC review

Following a peer review Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) have confirmed approval of the recommendation that IOAS retains its MRA signatory status.

IOAS is a full member of the Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC)– a regional group of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) representing the interests of Asia-Pacific-Pacific economies. In 2016 IOAS became a signatory of the Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MRA) for Product Certification operated by APAC which provide for world-wide recognition of certificates of conformity issued by certification bodies accredited by members of IAF. The MRA signatory status is reviewed for all members every four years.

IOAS is proud to have achieved this recognition which is important in IOAS’ ongoing commitment to excellence in its work.

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic Cosmetics

COSMOS, NATRUE

Sustainable Agriculture

GlobalG.A.P.

ISO/IEC 17065 & other Assessment and Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

Certification Body Database

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