Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, BCS Turkey, Turkey, 2009

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

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Type of authority/body

Private

Level of operation

International

The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Name of the authority/body

BCS Turkey

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1995

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

N/A

Accredited according to

Combinations of above or ISO65 accreditation with scope: “Other organic standards”

Comments on accreditation

Accredted according to EC 834/2007, Turkish Organic Law

Authority/body accredited by:

DAP Deutsches Akkreditierungssystem (EC 834/2007)

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

No

Address

Kazım Dirik Mah.Gediz Cad., Kadri Dağüstü Apt. No. 2B Blok Daire 2, TR-35040 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

Phone

+90 232 3390581

E-mail

bcsturkey@superonline.com

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.bcs-oeko.com/en_contacts_europe.html

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Suat Çelebi; Phone: +90 232 3390581

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

Yes

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)]

1 / (2)

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.

BIoSuisse, Demeter

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

Turkish Organic Law, NOP (USA), JAS (Japan)

Names of other European countries (than the country concerned), where the control authority/body is operating

Germany

Total number of operators in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to the EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

2538 (61 groups)

Number of organic processors and other operators in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

34 processors + 38 exporters

Number of organic farmers in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

2500

Number of employees (full-time, part time and free lance) in "full time years" involved in organic certification and/or inspection in the country

2.49

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

200 €/day, excl.analyses, accommodation and travel costs.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic processors in the country

200 €/day, excl.analyses, accommodation and travel costs.

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publiclcy available information on certification and inspection fees on the web page.

Number of new operators in the country in 2008

8

Number of operators in the country, which have left in 2008

3

Number of withdrawals of operator authorisations in the country in 2008

0

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Turkey
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1896
Deposited By:Canan Abay
Deposited On:21 Aug 2009 13:12
Last Modified:29 Sep 2010 00:19

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