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September 2019 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits.

It is the IOAS intention to make the following surveillance and evaluation visits:

IBD: September 2-7th, to take place remotely and in Brazil. Schemes: IFOAM, Natrue, EU & ISO/IEC 17065.

ICS: September 4-6th and 11th to take place in USA. Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065 & COR.

Letis: September 9-12th to take place in Canada. Schemes: IFOAM, TE, GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 & COR.

Japal: September 9-11th to take place remotely. Scheme: Natrue.

EcoControl: September 10-12th to take place in Germany. Schemes: ISO/IEC 17065 & Natrue.

OS: September 10-13th to take place in Ukraine. Schemes: EU, COR & ISO/IEC 17065.

ICS: September 11th to take place in USA. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

CYD: September 16th to take place in Argentina. Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

OF&G: Sept 16-18th to take place in UK. Scheme: Natrue.

Argencert: September 17-19th to take place in Argentina. Scheme: IFOAM.

OIA: September 9th remotely and 20-27th to take place in Argentina and in Chile. Schemes: COR, EU, GOTS, IFOAM, Natrue, TE & ISO/IEC 17065.

Onecert: September 23-24th to take place in India. Schemes: GOTS & TE.

CU India: September 3-5th remotely and 23-25th to take place in India. Schemes: GOTS, TE & ISO/IEC 17065.

ICEA: September 24-27th to take place remotely. Schemes: GOTS & TE.

SAS Global: September 26th to take place in India. Scheme: TE.


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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