QIMA IBD, as a certifying body for products, processes and services, has its legal entities accredited by different accrediting bodies.
IBD Certificações (Accreditation Number OCP 0076) is accredited in accordance with ISO/IEC 17065 – Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services by Cgcre (Inmetro’s General Accreditation Coordination) for the certification of organic products – MAPA Normative Instruction No. 19 of 28/05/2009.
Inmetro’s General Accreditation Coordination is the only accreditation body recognized in Brazil.
Accreditation by the General Accreditation Coordination (Cgcre) is voluntary and represents formal recognition of the competence of a Conformity Assessment Body (OAC) to carry out its activities in accordance with pre-established requirements.
IBD Certifications (Contract Number 14) is accredited according to ISO/IEC 17065 – The requirements for Bodies that Certify Products, Processes and Services are set out in Regulation (EU) 2018/848 and its secondary acts. The details shown below are the EU categories and countries recommended by IOAS, as defined in EU Regulation 2018/848, Article 35 (7). For the actual status of the categories and countries recognized by the EU, please refer to Regulation (EU) 2021/1378.
IOAS is a non-profit organization founded in 1997 by IFOAM. Its main objective is to promote organic agriculture globally by accrediting certifiers and informing the public about organic production methods and sustainable practices. IOAS also contributes to the establishment of standards and requirements for the certification of producers, offers evaluation and accreditation mechanisms for certifying bodies and collaborates with private and governmental organizations to regulate trade in certified products and services. It also plays a key role in the promotion and validation of organic farming around the world.
IBD Certificações (Accreditation Number 223) is accredited in accordance with the USDA NOP – Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services by the USDA NOP (National Organic Program) for the certification of organic products in primary plant production, processing of products of plant origin, primary animal production and plant extraction.
This program arose from the growing demand for transparency and sustainable agricultural practices, not only providing clear guidance for organic producers, but also becoming a symbol of trust for consumers seeking organic alternatives in an increasingly complex food landscape.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), through the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), works in more than 90 countries to facilitate global access for US products. The National Organic Program (NOP), overseen by the USDA, plays an essential role in supporting organic farming and food production in the US. It sets standards and regulations for organic practices and labeling, ensuring integrity from production to consumption by consumers. The NOP meets the growing demand for transparency and sustainable agricultural practices, providing clear guidelines for producers and confidence for consumers looking for organic options.