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October 2020, IOAS Surveillance and Assessments.

It is the IOAS intention to undertake the following surveillance and assessment visits:

Bio.inspecta – October 1-2nd to take place remotely. Schemes; NATRUE.

Bio-Dynamic Research Institute (BDRI) – October 1-9th to take place remotely. Scheme: ISO/IEC17065.

OneCert International India – October 1-8th and October 14-17th to take place remotely. Schemes: EU, GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 and Textile Exchange.

Bioagricert Unipersonale (BAC) – October 5-9th and October 21-23rd to take place remotely. Schemes: COR, IFOAM and NATRUE.

Organic Farmers & Growers (OFC) – October 12-15th to take place remotely. Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065.

EcoCert Greenlife – October 13-14th to take place remotely and October 19-23rd to take place in France Schemes; COSMOS and Textile Exchange.

Southern Cross Certified (SXC) – October 13- 16th to take place remotely. Schemes: EU and ISO/IEC 17065.

Organska Kontrola Sarajevo (OKS) – October 19-20th to take place in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Schemes: EU and ISO/IEC 17065.

The IOAS publicise these assessment and surveillance visits to increase accreditation transparency.

If you would like to comment on the performance of these CBs on issues relevant to their assessment, 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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