In 2015 the company PE "Scientific-Production Firm “Elitphito" certified for compliance with the Organic Standard.
Ukrainian certification body Organic Standard Ltd that provides services in certification of organic production in Ukraine according to the EU Regulations, is included in the list of control bodies and control authorities, recognized by the European Commission.
06.12.2011 the European Commission has published an official document which contains the list of control bodies carrying out their certification activity outside the EU. Companies listed therein declare that certified products meet the requirements of the Equivalent European Union Organic Production & Processing Standard (Regulation (EU) 834/2007 and Regulation (EC) 889/2008) for Third Countries and can be sold within the European Union.
Publication of the list plays an important role and simplifies greatly the procedure for export to the European Union. According to the new rules that come into the force since 01.07.2012 products certified by such control bodies can be exported to European countries without import permission. Organic Standard Ltd is included in the list of control bodies and control authorities, recognized by the European Commission. From the moment of entering into force of this working procedure, products that were certified by Organic Standard will get the access to the European market. At the same time, the certification body will be under supervision of European Commission.
In accordance with this list, Organic Standard has got a new registration number UA-BIO- 108 with the help of which the production will be marked from now on.
Reference: Certification body Organic Standard was established by the leading Ukrainian organizations, which represent organic sector in Ukraine. It was founded in the framework of Swiss-Ukrainian project “Organic Certification and Market Development in Ukraine” in 2007. The aim was to develop Ukrainian organic market and to provide access for Ukrainian producers to recognized and accessible certification. Organic standard Ltd has gained the International Accreditation against Standards ISO Guide 65 in 2009. It gave an opportunity to conduct certification according to the Equivalent European Union Organic Production & Processing Standard for Third Countries (Council Regulation (EC) № 834/2007 and Commission Regulation (EC) № 889/2008) in Ukraine. Nowadays Organic Standard has became a leading certification body in Ukraine, more than 50% organic producers were certified by OS.