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June 2017 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:

International Certification Services Inc. (ICS) – June 2nd, USA. Scheme: ISO17065.

Oregon Tilth, Inc. (OTCO TILTH) – June 5-6th Mexico & 12-17th USA. Scheme: EU, COR, ISO17065 & GOTS.

Organic Crop Improvement Association International (OCIA) – June 5-7th USA & 9th & 14th Mexico. Scheme: EU, COR & ISO17065.

Quality Assurance International (QAI) – June 7-9th USA. Scheme: EU, COR & ISO17065.

Productos y Procesos Sustentables, A.C (PPS) – June 8th & 12-13th Mexico. Scheme:  ISO17065.

Faircert Certification Services PVT Ltd – June 12-14th India. Scheme: EU & ISO17065.

Soil Association Certification Ltd. (SACL) – June 14th Belgium. Scheme: COSMOS.

OneCert International PVT. Ltd. – June 16-19th India & 26th Thailand. Scheme: TE, EU, GOTS & ISO17065.

Japan Organic & Natural Foods Association (JONA) – June 16-17th  China. Scheme: EU & ISO17065.

Organic Food Development & Certification Center of China (OFDC) – June 19th USA. Scheme: IFOAM.

NASAA Certified Organic Pty. Ltd. (NCO) – June 19th China. Scheme: EU & ISO17065.

AsureQuality Limited (AQ) – June 19-20th, 22nd & 30th New Zealand. Scheme: COR & IFOAM.

Biogro New Zealand Ltd. June 21st & 23rd New Zealand, 25th Samoa & 27-29th New Zealand. Scheme: EU, COR, IFOAM, Natrue & ISO17065.

Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre Certification Limited (HKORC) June 21-23rd Hong Kong. Scheme: IFOAM & ISO17065.

Organic Standard Ltd (OS) – June 26-30th Ukraine and Belarus. Scheme: EU, COR & ISO17065.

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

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