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November 2021 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:

A Greener World (AGW) November 1-5th & 8th Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

SGS Supervise Gözetme Etüd Kontrol Servisleri A.Ş.  (SGS Türkiye) November 1-4th Scheme: Textile Exchange.

CSQA Srl, Italy , November 23-25th Schemes: IFOAM & NATRUE.

TÜV Rheinland (China) Ltd. (TR China) November 8-12th Schemes: GOTS & Textile Exchange.

BioGro New Zealand Ltd. November 29-30th November Schemes: COR, EU, IFOAM, ISO/IEC 17065 & NATRUE.

Biocert International Pvt. Ltd. November 8-12th 15th & 16th Schemes: COR, EU, ISO/IEC 17065 & IFOAM.

Extensive Standard Technical Services Co. Ltd. (ESTS) November 17-19th & 22-26th Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & Textile Exchange.

Bioagricert Srl Unipersonale, Italy (BAC) November 22-25th Scheme: NATRUE.

NEPCon OÜ November 22-26th Scheme: Global.G.AP.

Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale (ICEA), Italy, November 22-26th Schemes: GOTS & Textile Exchange.

Soil Association Certification Ltd. (SACL), November 30th Scheme: 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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