Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, SKAL, Netherlands, 2009

Control body, SKAL, Netherlands, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

Find additional information in attached files:

Other (etc.) (Eko Logo)
pdf (Overview of Skal)

Type of authority/body


Level of operation


The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

Skal is a private non profit foundation with a public task as certification and inspection body for the organic production in The Netherlands. For this task SKAL has beene assigned by the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Food Quality and Nature. Skal is accredited by the Dutch Council for Accreditation and a member of IFOAM.

Name of the authority/body

Stichting Skal

EU control code according to O.J. 2009/C 72/04


Accredited according to

ISO 65/EN 45011 with scope: EC 834/2007

Authority/body accredited by:

Dutch Council for Accreditation (EC 834/2007)

Is the authority/body a standards owner. If "no", then fill in the contact details below



Postal address: P.O.Box 384, NL-8000 AJ Zwolle, The Netherlands Visting adress: Kantoorgebouw 'Leickert', Dr. Klinkertweg 28a, Zwolle, The Netherlands


+31 (0)38 426 8181


Links to authority/body web page and further information

If not a standards owner, does the control authority/control body have a control logo?


Number of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) according to which the control authority/body offers certification and/or inspection in the country [standard certified / (standard inspected)]


Titles of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) for which certification (and inspection) is offered in the country.

EC 834/2007

Titles of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) for which only inspection is offered in the country.


Links to price lists for certification and inspection services if publicly available

Comments on annual turnover and fees

Link to publication on fees leads to a document in Dutch

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Netherlands
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1881
Deposited By:Susanne Padel
Deposited On:19 Aug 2009 12:46
Last Modified:18 May 2010 09:30

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