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May 2019 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits.

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:

USB May 2-4th  to take place in Turkey. Schemes: GOTS & TE.

LETIS S.A., May 6-7th to take place in Turkey. Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065 & EU.

ETKO, May 13-15th to take place in Turkey. Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065, GOTS, TE, COSMOS & EU Equivalent Programme.

CUGB, May 13-15th to take place in Turkey. Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065, GOTS & TE.

BBCS May 13-15th to take place in Macedonia. Schemes: EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

Asure Quality, May 14-17th to take place in New Zealand. Schemes: COR & IFOAM.

Biogro, May 18, 20-23rd and 29-31st to take place in New Zealand and remotely. Schemes: Natrue, IFOAM, COR, EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

SACL, May 20-24th to take place in England. Scheme: COSMOS, GOTS, TE, COR, EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

DCOK, May 22-24th to take place in South Korea. Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065 & IFOAM.

OKS, May 26-28th to take place in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Schemes: EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

OMIC, May 27-30th to take place in Japan. Schemes: EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

OCIA, May 29-30th to take place remotely. Schemes: COR, EU & ISO/IEC 17065.


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

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