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October 2017 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:

Bioagricert Srl (BAC) – October 4th & 6th, Italy . Scheme: IFOAM, GOTS, COSMOS & Natrue.

Naturland – October 9-10th, Germany. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

EcoControl. GmbH – October 11-13th, Germany. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & Natrue.

IBD Certifications Ltd. – October 16-21st, Brazil. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, EU, IFOAM & Natrue.

Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale (ICEA) – October 20th, Spain. Scheme: TE.

Ecogruppo Italia Srl. – October 24-25th, Italy. Scheme: Natrue.

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


GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic & Natural Cosmetics


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

Certification Body Database

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