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October 2016 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:

Organska kontrola Sarajevo (OKS), October 4-5th, Bosnia. Scheme EU equivalence.

Bioagricert Srl (BAC), October 5-7th, Italy. Scheme: COSMOS, IFOAM, GOTS & Natrue.

Onecert International PVT Ltd, October 17-20th, India. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, EU, GOTS & TE.

CU Inspections & Certifications India Private Limited (CU India), October 24th -26th Bangladesh & 28th Vietnam. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, GOTS & TE.

Letis S.A., October 22-23rd Bangladesh, Scheme: GOTs & TE.

Ecogruppo Italia Srl, October 25-27th Italy, Scheme: Natrue.

Organic Agriculture Certification Thailand (ACT), October 26th Laos, Scheme: EU. October 31st- November 5th , Thailand, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, COR, EU & IFOAM.

Animal Welfare Approved (AWA)  October 31st-Nov 3rd, USA Scheme: 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 application, please contact the IOAS at

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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