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May 2017 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:


Organic Food Development & Certification Centre of China  (OFDC) May 2-8th, China. Scheme: COR, IFOAM, ISO17065 & EU.


International Organic and Natural Cosmetics Corporation GmbH  (IONC) May 2-5th, Germany. Scheme: COSMOS.


CERES Shanghai certification Co., Ltd. (Ceres Shanghai) May 9-12th , China. Scheme: Natrue.


Soil Association Certification Ltd.  (SACL) May 8th, 15-19th, Barcelona and UK. Scheme: COR, COSMOS, EU, GOTS, ISO17065 & TE.


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

Organic Textiles


Organic Cosmetics


Sustainable Agriculture

ISO/IEC 17065 & other Assessment and Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

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