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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 - 05/27/2016 - 09:05 - 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 - 05/26/2016 - 13:11 - 0 comments

Additional Use Class

Question:  What is required to request an additional use class for my product listing? OMRI use classes describe the final use for a product under the organic stand ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 05/26/2016 - 13:09 - 0 comments

Out of Scope and Beyond Resolution

Question:  Are there any products that OMRI will not review? OMRI reviews input products for use in organic crop, livestock and processing production. However, some ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 05/19/2016 - 17:35 - 0 comments

Canada labeling

Question:  Is the OMRI Listed seal permitted on all products sold in Canada? In Canada, labeling for pesticide products and livestock feed ingredients is regulated b ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 05/19/2016 - 13:23 - 0 comments

OMRI Class & Category

Question:  What is an OMRI Class or Category? Classes are part of the OMRI classification system that groups products with similar end use attributes.  This he ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 04/20/2016 - 09:32 - 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 - 03/16/2016 - 12:01 - 0 comments

Review Process

Question:  What is the OMRI process for reviewing applications? OMRI processes applications in the order in which they are received. Upon receipt, a Review Program S ...

Frequently Asked Questions - taras@omri.org - 12/04/2015 - 17:32 - 0 comments

Third Party Confidentiality

Question:  One of my ingredient suppliers is not willing to provide me with information about their formula or manufacturing process. How can I move forward? OMRI ha ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 11/25/2015 - 17:56 - 0 comments

Canada GMOs

Question:  Are genetially modified organisms allowed for use in Canadian organic production? According to CAN/CGSB 32.310, materials that result from genetic enginee ...

Frequently Asked Questions - ccailteux@omri.org - 09/24/2015 - 15:03 - 0 comments