Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, SGS ICS, France, 2009

Control body, SGS ICS, France, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Other (etc.) (sgs logo)

Type of authority/body


Level of operation


The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

The CB works at an international level, with the main office in Switzerland. The following certifications are offered by SGS: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, QSE, PEFC/FSC, SA 8000, Agri Confiance,(EMAS),Label Rouge, PGI, HACCP, RC/IFS,GLOBALGAP, GMP and many others

Name of the authority/body


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: EC 834/2007

Authority/body accredited by:


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



Avenue Aristide Briand 191, FR-94237 Cachan cedex, France


+33 (0)1 41 24 83 02


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.

EC834/2007, AB

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 active in the food sector world wide and also in other sectors as automotive, environment, minerals, oil, gas, chemicals, system and services certification, industry. For the whole list of countries, consult the website

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

Austria, Germany, Portugal, Romania

Comments on annual turnover and fees

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

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:1965
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:15 Jul 2010 14:42
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 15:17

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