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Recognition Agreement: India  
USDA Recognition of a Foreign Government’s Conformity Assessment Program as Authorized under 7 C.F.R. §205.500(c)(1)

The Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has determined the following foreign government conformity assessment program sufficient to ensure conformity to the technical standards of USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP). These determinations allow organic certification organizations in good standing, to apply the NOP technical standards to certify operations that produce or handle agricultural products that will be sold, labeled or represented as organic in the United States. Production or handling operations certified by an organization that is recognized under these determinations may only use the USDA organic seal on their products when those products have been produced and handled in accordance to the NOP regulations.

l. Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)

APEDA Program Contact: Dr. S. Dave
Phone: 00-91-11-26513162

Effective Date of Recognition: February 16, 2006
Status: Current


Certification Organizations in Good Standing:

BVQI (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Marwah Centre, 6th Floor
Opp. Ansa Industrial Estate
Krishanlal Marwah Marg
Off Saki-Vihar Road
Andheri (East)
Mumbai-400 072
Mr. R. K. Sharma
Phone: 022-56956300, 56956311
Fax: 022-66956302/56956302 / 10

Control Union India
"Summer Ville" 8th Floor
33rd -14th Road Junction, Khar (West)
Mumbai – 400 052
Mr. Dirk Teichert
Phone: +91-22-67255390/91/92/93
Fax: +91-22-67255394/95

Ecocert SA (India Branch Office)
Sector-3, S-6/3 & 4, Gut No. 102
Hindustan Awas Ltd.
Walmi-Waluj Road
Aurangabad – 431 002
Dr. Selvam Daniel
Phone: 0240-2377120, 2376949
Fax: 0240-2376866

IMO Control Private Limited
(With effect from January 2007)
No. 1314, Double Road
Indiranagar 2nd Stage
Bangalore-560 038.
Mr. Umesh Chandrasekhar
Phone: 080-25285883, 2520 1546
Fax: 080-25272185

Indian Organic Certification Agency (INDOCERT)
P.O. Aluva-683 105
Mr. Mathew Sebastian

Lacon Quality Certification Pvt. Ltd
Chenathra, Theepany
Thiruvalla - 689 101.
Mr. Bobby Issac
Fax: 0469 2606447

Natural Organic Certification Association
Chhatrapati House
Ground Floor
Near P. N. Gadgil Showroom
Pune-411 038
Mr. Sanjay Deshmukh
Phone: 020-25457869, 56218063
Fax: 020-2539-0096

OneCert Asia Agri Certification Private Limited
Agrasen Farm, Vatika Road (P.O. Vatika), Off Tonk,
Jaipur-303 905,
Mr. Sandeep Bhargava
Fax: 0141-2771100/01/2770342

S.G.S. India Pvt. Ltd.
250 Udyog Vihar
Phase – IV, Udyog Vihar
Gurgaon – 122 015
Mr. Sudarshan Sharma
Phone: 0124 – 2399990 to 98
Fax: 0124 – 2399764

Uttaranchal State Organic Certification Agency (USOCA)
12/II Vasant Vihar
Dehradun-248 006
Dr. S. K. Malik
Phone: 0135-2760861
Fax: 0135-2760861/2760734


  Last Modified Date: 04/25/2012