Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Ekotar, Turkey, 2009

Control body, Ekotar, Turkey, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Other (etc.) (ekotar logo)

Type of authority/body


Level of operation


The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

Ekotar is involved in organic certification in Europe, America and Japan through its Italian partner Bioagricert. Besides organic certification, Ekotar also offers Globalgap certification.

Name of the authority/body

Ekotar Kontrol ve Sertifikasyon Kuruluşu

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection


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


Accredited according to

ISO 65/EN 45011 with scope: National regulation other than EC 834/2007

Comments on accreditation

Ekotar is accredited according to the Turkish law on organic farming, no. 5262

Authority/body accredited by:

Turkish Accreditation Agency (TÜRKAK) (Turkish Organic Farming Law 5262)

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



Adnan Menderes Bulvarı, Denis Apt. 36/1, TR-3110 Mersin Turkey


+90 324 3254964


Links to authority/body web page and further information

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Ahmet Eryılmaz ; Phone: +90 324 3254964

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 non-European standards for which certification and inspection is offered in the country.

Turkish Organic Law + NOP (USA) and JAS (Japan)in collaboration with Bioagricert, Italy.

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available information on certification and inspection fees on the web site.

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Certification by country:Turkey
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Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1887
Deposited By:Canan Abay
Deposited On:09 Aug 2010 13:16
Last Modified:28 Sep 2010 15:33

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