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New accreditation application accepted for APCER – Associação Portuguesa de Certificação, 2021

APCER – Associação Portuguesa de Certificação of Portugal has recently applied to the IOAS for accreditation under the GOTS and Textile Exchange accreditation schemes and had their application accepted. They will now begin the assessment process.

More details are available at APCER – Associação Portuguesa de Certificação – IOAS

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Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU

Organic Textiles

GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic Cosmetics


Sustainable Agriculture


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

Certification Body Database

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