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Soil Association Certification Ltd.

Also known as SACL
Contract No 16

Contact

Spear House
51 Victoria Street


BS1 6AD Bristol,

Phone: +44 (0) 117 314 5000
Fax: +44 (0) 117 314 5001
Email: ajohns@foobarsoilassociation.org
www.soilassociation.org/certification


Schemes

(Recommended)

The details shown below are the EU categories and countries recommended by the IOAS for EU recognition.
For more detailed information on EU recognised categories and countries please refer to the current regulation (EC) 1235/2008.

First recommended in 2012

Standards:

International Accredited Certification Bodies Equivalent European Union Organic Production & Processing Standard for Third Countries

Categories:
A: Unprocessed plant products, B: Live animals or unprocessed animal products, D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine)
Countries:
Algeria, Bahamas, Belize, Cameroon, Colombia, Ghana, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Kenya, Malawi, Samoa, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2010
Contract expiration: 10 Oct 2018

Standards:

Canada Organic Standard CAN-CGSB-32.310-2015; CAN-CGSB-32.311-2015

Categories:
Beekeeping, Crop production, Food processing, Producer Groups, Wild crops
Countries:
Belize, Cameroon, Ghana, Iran, Kenya, Thailand, United Kingdom

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2012
Contract expiration: 18 Feb 2023

Standards:

COSMOS-standard v2.0

Categories:
Certification of chemically processed agro-ingredients with organic content and approval of ingredients with no organic content, Certification of cosmetic products under organic or natural certification and physically processed agro-ingredients
Countries:
Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Jordan, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2011
Contract expiration: 28 Feb 2023

Standards:

Global Organic Textile Standard v5

Categories:
Approval of textile auxiliary agents (chemical inputs) on positive lists, Certification of trading operations and related products, Mechanical textile processing and manufacturing operations and their products, Wet processing and finishing operations and their products
Countries:
Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Sweden, Tajikistan, Turkey, UK, USA

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2012
Contract expiration: 28 Feb 2023

Standards:

International Accredited Certification Bodies Equivalent European Union Organic Production & Processing Standard for Third Countries.

Categories:
A: Unprocessed plant products, B: Live animals or unprocessed animal products, D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (excluding wine)
Countries:
Algeria, Bahamas, Belize, Cameroon, Colombia, Ghana, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Kenya, Malawi, Samoa, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2012
Contract expiration: 28 Feb 2023

Standards:

TE Organic Content Standard (OCS) v2.0 (textiles)

Categories:
Textiles
Countries:
Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Sweden, Tajikistan, Turkey, UK