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September 2021 IOAS Surveillance and Evaluation visits

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

Organic Farmers & Growers C.I.C (OF&G), UK – Sept 1st Scheme: NATRUE.

ACO Certification Ltd. – Sept 1-9th & 13-17th Schemes: COR, COSMOS, EU, IFOAM & ISO/IEC 17065.

Extensive Standard Technical Services Co. Ltd. (ESTS) – Sept 2-3rd Scheme: Textile Exchange.

Bio-dynamic Research Institute (BDRI) – Sept 8-9th   Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

BIOCert Indonesia – Sept 6-8th Schemes: COR & EU.

Seeds Canada dba Centre for Systems Integration (CSI) – Sept 8th Schemes: COR & ISO/IEC 17065.

GSCS International Ltd. – Sept 8-9th & 27-28th Schemes: GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 & Textile Exchange.

JONA – Sept 9-17th Scheme: COR, EU, GlobalG.A.P. & ISO/IEC 17065.

Organic Food Chain Pty LTD (OFC) – Sept 13-14th Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

OneCert International PVT Ltd – Sept 9-10th & 13-15th   Schemes: EU, GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 & Textile Exchange.

GSCS International Ltd. – Sept 8-9th & 27-28th Schemes: GOTS, ISO/IEC 17065 & Textile Exchange.

USB Certification Denetim Gözetim ve Belgelendirme Hizmetleri Anonim Şirketi – Sept 15-16 & 20-21 st Schemes:  GOTS & Textile Exchange.

AUS-QUAL Pty. Ltd. – Sept 16- 17th Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Oregon Tilth, Inc (OTCO) – Sept 15th Scheme: ISO/IEC 17065.

Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. – Sept 20-24th   Schemes: COR & ISO/IEC 17065.

Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale (ICEA) – Sept 29-30th   Scheme: GOTS.

Kaixin Certification (KCB) – Sept 27- 28th Schemes: GOTS & Textile Exchange.

TÜV Rheinland (China) Ltd. (TR China) – Sept 27 – 28th   Schemes: GOTS & Textile Exchange.


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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