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September 2016 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

It is the IOAS intention to make the following visits:

BIOGRO NEW ZEALAND LTD Sept 1st, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, IFOAM, EU, Natrue & COR.

Japan Association for Pharmaceutical Affairs Law Foundation (JAPAL) Sept 6th-7th, Tokyo, Scheme: NATRUE.

Overseas Merchandise Inspection Co., Ltd (OMIC) Sept 8th-9th, Japan, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & EU.

LETIS S.A. Sept 8th , Canada, Scheme: COR.

Animal Welfare Approved (AWA) Sept 9th, Canada, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Bio-Dynamic Research Institute (BDRI) Sept 12th-13th & 23rd, Australia, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Japan Organic & Natural Foods Association (JONA) Sept 12th-16th, Japan, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065, IFOAM, EU & COR.

NASAA Certified Organic Pty Ltd. (NCO) Sept 13th & 14th, Australia, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & EU.

Bolicert LTD Sept 12th-15th,Bolivia, Scheme: : ISO/IEC 17065, IFOAM, EU & COR.

AUS-QUAL Pty Ltd Sept 15th & 16th, Australia, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Africert Ltd. Sept 19th & 20th, 28th-30th, Kenya & Ghana, Scheme: SAN.

OneCert International PVT ltd, Sept 22nd-24th, Uganda, Scheme: EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

EcoControl Gmbh. Sept 20th-23rd, Germany, Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & Natrue.

Rainforest Alliance, Inc., RA-Cert Division (RA Cert) Sept 26th, Africa. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065 & SAN.

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

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