Accredited Certification Bodies for Québec (Organic Designation)

The following certification bodies are accredited by the CARTV Board according to the criteria of ISO/IEC 17065 Standard and others requirements, to certify organic agricultural and food products in the Province of Québec. They are also accredited to control the supply chain of certified organic products when it is required in the Approved Specification Reference Manual.

All these bodies can certify products in Quebec according to the Approved Specification Reference Manual for the reserved designation “Organic” which includes the following standards:

  • CAN/CGSB 32.310 Organic Production Systems : General Principles and Management Standards ;
  • CAN/CGSB 32.311 Organic Production Systems : Permitted Substances Lists ;
  • CAN/CGSB 32.312 Organic Aquaculture Standards.

The following list mentions the Head Office of each accredited certification body.  In order to have more details, we suggest you to verify their respective Website and to contact them.

Ecocert Canada

Accredited since 1999

 

510, rue St-Onésime
Lévis (Québec) G6V 5Z4

Tel. : 418 838-6941
Fax : 418 838-9823
Email : info@ecocertcanada.com
Web Site : www.ecocertcanada.com

LETIS S.A.

Accredited since 2008

1285 Urquiza St.

(S2000KPA) Rosario, Santa Fé, Argentina

Tel. : +54 341 426-4244
Fax : +54 341 426-4244
Email : letis@letis.org
Web Site : www.letis.org

Organisme de Certification Québec-Vrai

Accredited since 2000

101- 4895, boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières (Québec) G8Y 4Z3

Tel. : 819 693-4646
Fax : 819 693-1472
Email : info@quebecvrai.org
Web Site : www.quebecvrai.org

Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd.

Accredited since 2002

475 Valley Road
Box 100A, RR # 3
Saskatoon (Saskatchewan) S7K 3J6

Tel. : +1 306 382-1299
Fax : +1 306 382-0683
Email : info@pro-cert.org
Web Site : www.pro-cert.org

Quality Assurance International (QAI Inc).

Accredited since 2000

4370 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, California
92122 USA

Tel. : +1 858 792-3531
Fax : +1 858 792-8665
Email : info@qai-inc.com
Web Site : www.qai-inc.com

TransCanada Organic Certification Services
(TCO Cert)

Accredited since 2014

618 Main Street
Humboldt, Saskatchewan
S0K 2A0 Canada

Tel. : +1 306 800-5210
Fax : +1 306 800-5211
Email : info@tcocert.ca
Web Site : www.tcocert.ca

 

In accordance with the Regulation in force, only certification bodies accredited by CARTV can issue certificates of conformity or attestations for organic products certified in Quebec. 

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