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Calcium Acetate (PDF)

Calcium Acid Pyrophosphate (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 06/23/09
  • Petition Area and Use: Add to 205.605, ingredient
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-11
  • Status: Prohibited for use in organic handling

Calcium Borogluconate

  • Petition Area and Use: Livestock: Add to 205.603
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: November 2000

Calcium Carbonate

 Calcium Chloride (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 10/12/15
  • Petition area and use: Crops: Annotation revision to 205.602, fertilizer (soil) use
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: N/A
  • NOSB Formal Recommendation: N/A
  • NOSB Subcommittee Proposal: N/A
  • Status: Determined to be ineligible on 2/16/16 due to lack of new information

Calcium Chloride (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 01/28/05
  • Petition Area and Use: Crop: Remove from 205.602, Non-ag, non-synthetic substance
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: October-06
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Remains on the National List in section 205.602

 Calcium Chloride

  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-95
  • Status: Added to the National List, section 205.605(a)

 Calcium Citrate

  • Date Petition Received: 11/01/95
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: November-95
  • Status: Added to the National List, section 205.605(b)

Calcium Hydroxide (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 06/29/01
  • Petition Area and Use: Crop: Add to 205.601, soil amendment.
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: May-02
  • Status: Prohibited as a soil amendment. For disease control use, see “Hydrated Lime”
 

Calcium Hydroxide

  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-95
  • Status: Added to the National List, section 205.605(b)

Calcium Oxide (PDF) 

  • Date Petition Received: 06/29/01
  • Petition Area and Use: Crop: Add to 205.601, soil amendment.
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: May-02
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling

Calcium Polysulfide

  • See “Lime Sulfur”

Calcium Propionate (PDF) 

  • Date Petition Received: 08/12/02
  • Petition Area and Use: Livestock: Add to 205.603, treatment
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: September-02
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Proposed rule – 71 FR 40624

Calcium Phosphates (monobasic, dibasic, and tribasic) 

  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: November-95
  • Status: Add to the national List, section 205.605(b)
 

Calcium, Seaweed Derived (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 03/02/07
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, ingredient
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Under NOSB review
 

Calcium Stearate (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 11/26/01
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, processing aid
  • Status: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling
 

Calcium Sulfate (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 06/02/14
  • Petition Area and Use: Crops: Add to 205.601
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: Apr-15
  • Status: Synthetic calcium sulfate not recommended for National List
 

Calcium Sulfate (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 08/22/01 (nonsynthetic)
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, processing aid

 

Camu Camu Extract (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 05/15/07
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.606, ingredient
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report: No report requested
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: May – 08
  • Status: Not listed
 

Captan

  • NOSB Meeting Review: Oct-95
  • Status: Prohibited for organic production
 

Caramunch Malt

  • Date Petition Received: 07/16/09
  • Petition Area and Use: Add to 205.606, ingredient
  • NOSB Formal Recommendation: N/A
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: N/A
  • Status: Removed from NOSB workplan due to incomplete petition
 

Carbon Dioxide (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 04/03/12; updated 11/20/12
  • Petition Area and Use: Aquaculture: Add to National List
  • Technical Evaluation Report: Not requested
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: Apr-14
  • NOSB Formal Recommendation: TBD
  • Status: Under NOSB review
 

Carbon Dioxide (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 10/19/05
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Reclassify as non-organic, non-synthetic substance in 205.605(a)
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: March-07
  • Status: Not reclassified; currently on the National List, 205.605(b)
 

Carbon Dioxide, Synthetic

  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: November-95
  • Status: Added to the National List, section 205.605(b)
 

Carbon Monoxide (Exhaust Gas) (PDF)

  • Petition Addendum #1 (PDF)
  • Date Petition Received: 4/19/12; revised 2/22/13
  • Petition Area and Use: Crops: Add to 205.601 for underground rodent control
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: Apr-15
  • Status: Not recommended for National List
 

Carnauba Wax

 

Carnitine (L-Carnitine) (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 11/10/11
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, ingredient
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: Oct-12
  • Status: Not recommended for listing
 

Carrageenan

  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-95
  • Status: Added to the National List, section 205.605(a)
 

Carrot Fiber (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 01/16/07
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.606, ingredient
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report: No report requested
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: March-07
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Not recommended for listing in 205.606
 

Casings, from processed intestines (PDF)

Celery Powder (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 02/02/07
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.606, ingredient
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report: No report requested
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: March-07
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Interim final rule, 72 FR 35137
  • Petition Supplemental Information: Docket #AMS-TM-07-0062
 

Cellulose (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 12/01/00
  • Status: Added to the National List, 205.605(b), with annotation
 

Cell Wall Carbohydrates (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 04/25/02
  • Petition Area and Use: Livestock: Add to 205.603, treatment
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: September-02
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling
 

Charcoal

  • See Activated Charcoal
 

Cheesewax (PDF)

 

Chia (Salvia hispanica L.)

  • See Salvia hispanica (Spanish Sage)
 

Chicory Root Extract (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 09/18/07
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.606, ingredient
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report: not requested
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: May-09
  • Status: Not added to National List
 

Chilean Nitrate

  • See Sodium Nitrate
 

Chinese Thistle Daisy (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 08/03/07
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.606, ingredient
  • Status: Not listed
 

Chitosan (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 01/26/04
  • Petition Area and Use: Crop: Add to 206.601 as an adjuvant
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: August-05
  • Status: Allowed as an inert ingredient at 205.601(m) – EPA List 4
 

Chlorella (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 12/20/07
  • Petition Area and Use: Section 205.606, ingredient
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report: Not requested
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: November - 08
  • Status: Not listed
 

Chlorhexidine

  • Petition area and use: Livestock 205.603(a) medical treatment
  • NOSB Meeting Review: October–09, November-09
  • NOSB recommendation November 2009
  • Status: Added to National List, Section 205.603(a), 65 FR 80657
 

Chlorine (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 04/19/12
  • Petition Area and Use: Aquaculture: Add to National List
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: Apr-14
  • NOSB Formal Recommendation: TBD
  • Status: Under NOSB review

Chlorine

  • Petition Area and Use: Crops: Add to 205.601
  • Status: Added to National List, 205.601

Chlorine

  • Petition Area and Use: Livestock: Add to 205.603
  • Status: Added to National List, 205.603

Chlorine

  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605
  • Status: Added to National List, 205.605(b)

Choline (Nestle Infant Nutrition) (PDF)

Choline (Balchem Corporation) (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 04/18/11; 06/29/11
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605(b)
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: May-12
  • Status: Awaiting rulemaking action by NOP

Chymosin, Bioengineered Form

  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: September-96
  • Status: Not allowed synthetic

Citric Acid

  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-95
  • Status: Added to the National List, section 205.605(a)

Citrus hystrix, Leaves and Fruit (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 08/02/11
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.606, ingredient
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: May-12
  • Proposed Rule published August 23, 2013 [78 FR 52100]
  • Final Rule published September 30, 2014 [79 FR 58655]
  • Status: Not added to National List