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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
(Maharashtra)
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
(Maharashtra)
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
Nakshatrawadi
Aurangabad – 431 002
(Maharashtra)
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.
(Karnataka)
Mr. Umesh Chandrasekhar
Phone: 080-25285883, 2520 1546
Fax: 080-25272185

 
Indian Organic Certification Agency (INDOCERT)
Thottumugham
P.O. Aluva-683 105
Cochin,
(Kerala)
Mr. Mathew Sebastian
Fax:0484-2630908-09/2620943

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

 
Natural Organic Certification Association
Chhatrapati House
Ground Floor
Near P. N. Gadgil Showroom
Pune-411 038
(Maharashtra)
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,
(Rajasthan)
Mr. Sandeep Bhargava
Fax: 0141-2771100/01/2770342

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

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

 

 
  Last Modified Date: 04/25/2012