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May 2021 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits.

It is the IOAS intention to make the following surveillance and evaluation visits:

International Certification Services, Inc. (ICS), May 17-19th Scheme: COR.

Argencert, May 18-21st Scheme: IFOAM

Control Union Gözetim ve Belgelendirme Ltd. Şti. (CUGB), May 20th Schemes: GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 and Textile Exchange.

(HKORC) May 24-28th Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065 & IFOAM.

GCL International Ltd., May 12th. Sheme: GOTS.

IBD Certificações Ltda., May 3-7th Schemes: EU, IFOAM, ISO/IEC17065 and NATRUE.

Control Union Korea Co., Ltd., May 10-11th Schemes: COSMOS.

Organizacion Internacional Agropecuaria S.A.(OIA), May 3rd,4th, 6th 13-14th & 26-3rd June, Schemes: COR, EU, GOTs, IFOAM, ISO/IEC 17065 and Textile Exchange.

Organic Standard Ltd. (OS), May 10014 &17-18th Schemes: COR, EU, GlobalG.A.P. and ISO/IEC 17065.

ACT Organic Company Ltd., May 17-21st & 24-28th Schemes: COR, EU, IFOAM and ISO/IEC 17065.

Soil Association Certification Ltd. (SACL), May 4 -7th Schemes: EU, GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 and Textile Exchange.

OneCert International PVT Ltd., May 31st Schemes: GOTS and Textile Exchange.


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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