Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Ecocert, France, 2009

Control body, Ecocert, France, 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

Comments on type , level and work areas

Ecocert certifies more than 70% of the operators in France. It an international certifier operating in more then 80 countries all over the world. Other certification schemes offered by the CB: IFS, BRC, Globalgap, ISO 14001, GOTS, COSMETICS,DETERGENTS, HOME PARFUMES, EMAS, OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001, ISO 22000, FSC, GHG EMISSIONS, ECOFERT, EQUITABLE SOLIDAIRE RESPONSABLE

Name of the authority/body

Ecocert S.A.S

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1991

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

FR-BIO-01

Accredited according to

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

Authority/body accredited by:

COFRAC

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

No

Address

BP 47, FR-32600 L’Isle Jourdain, France

Phone

+33 (0)5 62 07 34 24

E-mail

info@ecocert.fr

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.ecocert.fr

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)]

2

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

EC834/2007, AB

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

NOP, JAS

Brief overview of certification and inspection activities outside Europe (incl. organic standards, for which certification and/or inspection is offered) if relevant.

The CB is operative at international level in more then 80 countries with branch offices of Ecocert International and partnerships in Canada, Colombia, Equador, Brasil, Japan, Marocco, Tunisia, Turkey, China, Madagascar, Burkina Faso etc. and 50 correspondents all over the world or local representatives in 50 countries

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

Portugal, Spain, Germany, Italy and south-eastern part of Europe

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.

5000

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

Total number of operators according to TOS 2008 The Organic Certification Directory.

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available information on organic certification fees on the web site.

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:France
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1958
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:16 Jul 2010 11:19
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:54

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