Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Öko-Kontrollstelle der TÜV NORD CERT GmbH, Germany, 2009

Control body, Öko-Kontrollstelle der TÜV NORD CERT GmbH, Germany, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body

Private

Level of operation

National

The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Name of the authority/body

Öko-Kontrollstelle der TÜV NORD CERT GmbH

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

2006

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

DE-063 Öko-Kontrollstelle

Accredited according to

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

Authority/body accredited by:

DAP Deutsches Akkreditierungssystem Prüfwesen GmbH (EC 834/2007)

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

No

Address

Am TÜV 1, DE-30519 Hannover, Germany

Phone

+49 (0) 5 11 986 25 21

E-mail

info.tncert@tuev-nord.de

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.tuev-nord-cert.de, http://www.tuev-nord.de/cps/rde/xbcr/SID-27ED5248-4F67BB7F/tng_de/PDB_Bio.pdf

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Frau Giere

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

No

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

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

EC 834/2007

Comments on the system for certification and/or inspection in the country

Organic certification and control is only carried out in Germany and it is only a minor part of the business area of TÜV Nord Cert GmbH

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.

95

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.

92

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.

3

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

0.5

Comments on operators certified and/or inspected and on work force in full time years

Besides the 3 farmers there are 60 processors and 32 other processors certified in 2008.

Annual turnover [in €] from organic certification and/or inspection in the country

3000

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

Basic fee: 1-10 Employees: 100 € 11-100 Employees: 200 € > 100 Employees: 300 € Control + administration: 70 €/hour Travel time: 40 €/hour + Travel costs: 0.5 €/km or 2nd class train ticket.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic processors in the country

1-10 Employees: 100 € 11-100 Employees: 200 € > 100 Employees: 300 € Control + administration: 70 €/hour Travel time: 40 €/hour + Travel costs: 0.5 €/km or 2nd class train ticket.

Certification fees and inspection fees for other operators in the country, please specify "other"

Control + administration: 70 €/hour Travel time: 40 €/hour + Travel costs: 0.5 €/km or 2nd class train ticket.

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available information on organic certification and inspection fees on the web site. See enclosed pdf file: "TUV Nord pricelist"

Number of new operators in the country in 2008

5

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

5

Comments on gain and loss of customers in 2008 and withdrawal of authorisations in the country

2008 was an average year as concerns entry and leaving of operators.

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Germany
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1926
Deposited By:Alexander Zorn
Deposited On:27 Apr 2010 15:04
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 12:32

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