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Accreditation body, COFRAC, France, 2009

Accreditation body, COFRAC, France, 2009. [Certification - Accreditation body]

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Type of authority/body


level of organic accreditation


Name of the authority/body

Comité Francais d'Accreditation

Acronym of authority/body if any



37, Rue de Lyon FR-75012 PARIS, France


+33-01 44 68 82 20


Links to authority/body web page and further information

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Sandrine Dupin; phone: +33-01-44686468; e--mail:;

Accreditation schemes offered in the country for bodies certifying according to organic standards

IFOAM accreditation

Number of organic control authorities/control bodies accredited, operating at the national level only.


Names of organic control authorities/control bodies accredited, operating at the national level only

Aclave, Agrocert, Ecocert SAS, Qualité France SA, SGS ICS, ULASE

Comments on accreditation of organic control authorities / control bodies (certifiers and inspection bodies)

In France the certification system is based on private control bodies.

Price of 1st time accreditation according to ISO65/EN45011 in €

1st time accreditation request fee: 939 €; Fee for evaluation of the control body 1.145 €; Cost of technical expert/day 1.051 €; Total for 1st time accreditation: 3.135 €

Annual fee for maintenance of acrreditation according to ISO65/EN45011 in €

Fixed annual fee of € 2289; Variable fee: 0,225*(Fixed fee * N° of systems accredited)+ 0,039 *(fixed fee*No of equivalences) Annual fee = the fixed fee + the variable fee

Certification Systems Overview:Accreditation bodies
Certification by country:France
Item type:Certification - Accreditation body
ID Code:1760
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:13 Aug 2009 13:55
Last Modified:28 Sep 2010 13:53

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