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Annual Renewal

Question:  What is the OMRI process for annual renewal? Product listing renewal dates occur one year from the first day of the calendar quarter following the da ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/11/2014 - 10:30 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Standards for Compost

Question:  What are OMRI review standards for compost products? Applications for compost products must include lab results for pathogens and heavy metals. Composts ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 10/23/2014 - 09:21 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Single/multi Ingredient Products

Question:  What is the difference between a single ingredient product and a multi-ingredient product? Single ingredient products contain only one ingredient or feed ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 08/27/2014 - 16:23 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Laboratory Tests

Question:  Are laboratory tests required for my product? Lab results are only required with applications for listing in the Use Classes “Crop F ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 08/27/2014 - 14:25 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Canada Organic Office

Question:  Does the Canada Organic Office recognize OMRI's decisions about materials? In accordance with a recent memo from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Cer ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 07/14/2014 - 15:08 - 0 comments - 0 groups

ISO for COR

Question:  Is OMRI accredited under ISO 17065 to review input products to COR standards? Yes, OMRI is ISO 17065 accredited by the USDA Quality Assessment Division ( ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 07/14/2014 - 15:00 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Expedited Application Process

Question:  Does OMRI have an expedited application process? No. The best way to have your application reviewed quickly is to submit a complete application. This inc ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 05/02/2014 - 16:13 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

Question:  Can I use Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in my product? OMRI refers to the U.S. National Organic Standards definition of genetic engineering at Tit ...

Frequently Asked Questions - Guest - 04/22/2014 - 12:10 - 0 comments - 0 groups

OPL vs. GML

Question:  What is the difference between the  OMRI Products List  and the  OMRI Generic Materials List? The OMRI Products List and OMRI Canada ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 01/30/2014 - 16:25 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Synthetic versus Nonsynthetic Determination

Question:  How do I determine whether my product or ingredient is synthetic or nonsynthetic? The USDA National Organic Standards define synthetic as follows: "A ...

Frequently Asked Questions - taras@omri.org - 01/30/2014 - 14:22 - 0 comments - 0 groups