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March 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:

IFC Global March 14-16th   Schemes: COSMOS & Textile Exchange.

Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale (ICEA) March 1-4th Schemes: GOTS & Textile Exchange.

Bio.inspecta AG March 7-9th  Scheme: Natrue.

Control Union Gözetim ve Belgelendirme Ltd. Şti. (CUGB) March 2-4th  Schemes: GOTS & ISO/IEC 17065.

GSCI Services Pvt. Ltd March 3, 28-31st Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, Textile Exchange and COR.

Certificadora BIOTROPICO S.A.S. March 7th Schemes: COR, ISO/IEC 17065 & EU.

Extensive Standard Technical Services Co. Ltd. (ESTS) March 8-9th Scheme: GOTS.


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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