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Review Time

Question:  How long does the review take? The length of time for a product to complete the review process varies according to the type of product. OMRI does not gua ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 12/02/2016 - 09:30 - 0 comments

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 incl ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 12/01/2016 - 10:19 - 0 comments

Product Labeling

Question:  What are OMRI's policies for product labeling? OMRI policies for product labeling are described in §2.7 and §4.2.2 of the OMRI Policy Manual©. Here ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/22/2016 - 17:02 - 0 comments

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 - saran@omri.org - 11/22/2016 - 16:59 - 0 comments

More information

Question:  Where can I get more information on organic food production in the United States? The OMRI  Links page lists websites that provide informatio ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/22/2016 - 16:57 - 0 comments

Certification

Question:  Can I call my product "certified organic" once approved? No. The term "certified organic" is reserved for food and fiber products that meet the organic st ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/22/2016 - 16:53 - 0 comments

Products List and Permitted substances

Question:  What is the difference between the  OMRI Canada Products List  and the  OMRI Permitted Substances Categories ? The OMRI Canada Produc ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/22/2016 - 16:43 - 0 comments

Canada Review Cost

Question:  What is the cost of applying for OMRI Canada Review? If your product is not currently OMRI Listed®, you will need to pay for a full product review, as det ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/22/2016 - 10:53 - 0 comments

Additional standards cost

Question:  What is the cost of having a product reviewed to additional standards (NOP or COR)? Products that are currently OMRI Listed® to one standard can be review ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/22/2016 - 10:51 - 0 comments

Review for Canada

Question:  How does OMRI review products for Canada? Manufacturers submit an application with information about all ingredients and manufacturing processes, as well ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/22/2016 - 10:50 - 0 comments