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Bentonite
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments, Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
See also MINED MINERALS – UNPROCESSED. See also BENTONITE – PESTICIDE.
205.203(d)(2) A mined substance of low solubility.
Bentonite
Allowed
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
205.605(a)
Bentonite – pesticide
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
For use as a pest lure, repellent, or as part of a trap, or as a disease control. May be used for other pesticidal purposes only if the requirements of 205.206(e) are met. See Glossary for definition of "pesticide."
205.206(b)(3), 205.206(d)(2) & 205.206(e)
Beta-carotene Color
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Agricultural
Derived from carrots or algae. Nonorganic sources may be used in or on processed products labeled as “organic” only when not commercially available in organic form. Must not be produced using synthetic solvents and carrier systems or any artificial preservative. See AGRICULTURAL INGREDIENTS – NONORGANIC for more information on the use of nonorganic agricultural ingredients.
205.301(b),(c),(f) & 205.606(d)(2)
Biodynamic Preparations
Allowed
Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Nonsynthetic
Includes horn manure spray (500) horn silica (501), yarrow flowers (502), chamomile (503), stinging nettle (504), oak bark (505), dandelion (506), valerian (507), and horsetail (equisetum) spray (508).
205.105(a)
Biological Controls
Allowed
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
Living organisms and viruses that are not regulated as Biopesticides. No genetically modified organisms. See also PREDATORS & PARASITES.
205.206(b)(1) & 205.206(d)(2)
Biologics
Allowed
Livestock Health Care
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
Includes viruses, serums, toxins, and analogous products of natural or synthetic origin, such as diagnostics, antitoxins, vaccines, live microorganisms, killed microorganisms, and the antigenic or immunizing components of microorganisms intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of diseases of animals. Products containing biologics are regulated by APHIS. See also VACCINES. See Glossary for definition of "biologics."
205.2, 205.238(a)(6) & 205.603(a)(4)
Biopesticides
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
Active ingredients that are nonsynthetic may be used as biopesticides unless otherwise noted in the NOP Rule. For use as a pest lure, repellent, or as part of a trap, or as a disease control. May be used for other pesticidal purposes only if the requirements of 205.206(e) are met. See also PLANT PESTICIDES.
205.206(b)(3), 205.206(d)(2) & 205.206(e)
Bioplastics
Prohibited
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments, Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Synthetic
Includes food waste utensils such as cups, plates, forks, etc, biodegradeable mulches, waste bags, diapers, packaging, etc. Compostable and biodegradeable products. See also COMPOST entries.
Biosolids
Prohibited
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Synthetic
See also SEWAGE SLUDGE.
205.105(g) Sewage sludge.
Biotin
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
See also VITAMINS and VITAMIN B COMPLEX.
205.237(a), 205.237(b)(2) & 205.603(d)(3)
Biotite
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
See also MINED MINERALS – UNPROCESSED.
205.203(d)(2) A mined substance of low solubility.
Bird Baits – synthetic
Prohibited
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Synthetic
Poisons used to kill birds.
205.105(a)
Bismuth Subsalicylate
Prohibited
Livestock Health Care
Synthetic
205.105(a) & 205.238(c)(1)
Black Currant Juice Color
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Agricultural
Nonorganic sources may be used in or on processed products labeled as “organic” only when not commercially available in organic form. Must not be produced using synthetic solvents and carrier systems or any artificial preservative. See AGRICULTURAL INGREDIENTS – NONORGANIC for more information on the use of nonorganic agricultural ingredients.
205.301(b),(c),(f) & 205.606(d)(3)
Black/Purple Carrot Juice Color
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Agricultural
Nonorganic sources may be used in or on processed products labeled as “organic” only when not commercially available in organic form. Must not be produced using synthetic solvents and carrier systems or any artificial preservative. See AGRICULTURAL INGREDIENTS – NONORGANIC for more information on the use of nonorganic agricultural ingredients.
205.301(b),(c),(f) & 205.606(d)(4)
Bleach
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Synthetic
Residual chlorine levels in the water in direct crop contact (when used pre-harvest) or as water from cleaning irrigation systems applied to the soil should not exceed the maximum residual disinfectant level under the SDWA, except that chlorine products may be used in edible sprout production according to EPA label directions. May be used up to maximum labeled rates for disinfecting and sanitizing equipment or tools. No intervening event is necessary before equipment is used in contact with organic crops. See Processing and Handling section for post harvest use.
205.601(a)(2)
Bleach
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Management Tools and Production Aids
Synthetic
See also CHLORINE MATERIALS.
205.238(a)(3) & 205.603(a)(7)
Bleach
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Sanitizers and Cleaners
Synthetic Nonagricultural
For use as a disinfectant and sanitizer for food contact surfaces, chlorine materials may be used up to maximum labeled rates. Rinsing is not required unless mandated by the label use directions. See also CHLORINE MATERIALS.
205.605(b)
Blood Meal
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Animal material. See Glossary for definition of "blood meal."
205.105(a)
Blueberry Juice Color
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Agricultural
Nonorganic sources may be used in or on processed products labeled as “organic” only when not commercially available in organic form. Must not be produced using synthetic solvents and carrier systems or any artificial preservative. See AGRICULTURAL INGREDIENTS – NONORGANIC for more information on the use of nonorganic agricultural ingredients.
205.301(b),(c),(f) & 205.606(d)(5)
Bone Meal
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Animal material. See Glossary for definition of "bone meal."
205.105(a)
Borates
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments, Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Nonsynthetic
Includes borax, colemanite, and other natural deposits. See also BORAX.
205.105
Borates
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
Only mined sources are acceptable for use as a pest lure, repellent, or as part of a trap, or as a disease control. May be used for other pesticidal purposes only if the requirements of 205.206(e) are met. Includes sodium tetraborate.
205.206(b)(3), 205.206(d)(2) Nonsynthetic mineral inputs & 205.206(e)
Borax
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments, Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Nonsynthetic
Also known as sodium tetraborate.
205.105
Bordeaux Mixes
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Synthetic
Must be used in a manner that minimizes copper accumulation in the soil. See also COPPERS – FIXED and HYDRATED LIME. See Glossary for definition of "Bordeaux mix."
205.601(i)(3) & 205.601(i)(4) Copper sulfate and hydrated lime.
Boric Acid
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Synthetic
Considered a ‘soluble boron product’ that may be used for fertility only with a documented boron deficiency. See also BORON PRODUCTS – SYNTHETIC.
Boric Acid
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Synthetic
May be used as an insecticide for structural pest control provided there is no direct contact with food or crops being certified. See also BORON PRODUCTS – SYNTHETIC.
205.601(e)(3)
Boric Acid
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Pest Controls
Synthetic
May be used as an insecticide for structural pest control provided there is no direct contact with food being certified organic.
Boron Products – synthetic
Prohibited
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Synthetic
Ammonium pentaborate is prohibited. See also AMMONIATED MICRONUTRIENTS.
205.105(a)
Boron Products – synthetic
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Synthetic
The following synthetic soluble boron products may be used: hydrated forms of sodium tetraborate, sodium borate derivatives, disodium octaborate and its hydrated forms, and hydrated forms of colemanite. May be used only with a documented deficiency. See also MICRONUTRIENTS – SYNTHETIC, RESTRICTED.
205.601(j)(6)(i) As a plant or soil amendment… Micronutrients… Soil deficiency must be documented by testing… Soluble boron products.
Botanical Pesticides
Allowed
Livestock External Parasiticides and Pesticides
Nonsynthetic
Includes botanical external parasiticides and pesticides used in barns, poultry houses, and other livestock facilities. See Glossary for definition of "pesticide."
205.105
Botanical Pesticides
Prohibited
Livestock External Parasiticides and Pesticides
Nonsynthetic
See also STRYCHNINE. See Glossary for definition of "pesticide."
205.604
Botanical Pesticides
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
Plant pesticides may be used as lures, repellents, or parts of traps, or as disease controls. They may be used for other pesticidal purposes only if the requirements of 205.206(e) are met. See also CORN GLUTEN – PESTICIDE, PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE, PLANT EXTRACTS, PLANT PESTICIDES, PLANT PREPARATIONS, TOBACCO DUST, and TOBACCO TEA. See Glossary for definition of "pesticide."
205.206(b)(3), 205.206(d)(2) & 205.206(e)
Botanical Pesticides
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Pest Controls
Nonsynthetic Agricultural/Nonagricultural
May only be used in conjunction with the facility pest management practices provided for in paragraphs 205.271(a) and (b) and only if those practices are not effective to prevent or control pests alone. Must be labeled for use in food processing and handling. Certification agent must determine when food contact should be prevented. See also PYRETHRUM. See Glossary for definition of "pesticide."
205.271(c)
Botanicals
Allowed
Livestock Health Care
Nonsynthetic
205.105
Brewer’s Yeast
Allowed
Livestock Feed Ingredients
Nonsynthetic
May not be produced by recombinant DNA technologies.
205.237(a)
Butorphanol (CAS #42408-82-2)
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Health Care
Synthetic
May only be used if preventive practices and veterinary biologics are inadequate to prevent sickness. May only be used (i) by or on the lawful written order of a licensed veterinarian, in full compliance with the AMDUCA and 21 CFR part 530 of the Food and Drug Adminstration regulations and (ii) with a meat withdrawal period of at least 42 days after administering to livestock intended for slaughter and a milk discard period of at least 8 days after administering to dairy animals.
205.238(b) & 205.603(a)(5)
Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT)
Prohibited
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Management Tools and Production Aids
Synthetic
Prohibited as a preservative. See also PHEROMONES for use as a List 3 inert ingredient.
205.105(a)
Calciferol
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
Source of vitamin D2 and D3. See also VITAMINS.
205.237(a), 205.237(b)(2) & 205.603(d)(3)
Calcium Alginate
Allowed
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Synthetic Nonagricultural
205.605(b)
Calcium Aluminosilicate
Prohibited
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care
Synthetic
A common anti-caking agent
Calcium Aluminosilicate
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients
Nonsynthetic
Also known as aluminum calcium silicate. May not be fed in amounts above those needed for adequate nutrition and health maintenance for the species at its specific stage of life. Both synthetic and nonsynthetic forms are available. Nonsynthetic source must be verified.
Calcium Borogluconate
Prohibited
Livestock Health Care
Synthetic
See also MEDICATIONS – SYNTHETIC.
205.105(a) & 205.238(c)(1)
Calcium Carbide
Prohibited
Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Synthetic
205.105(a)
Calcium Carbonate
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Includes oystershell flour, dolomite (not slaked), aragonite, and mined limestone (CaCO3).
205.203(d)(2) A mined substance of low solubility.
Calcium Carbonate
Allowed
Livestock Management Tools and Production Aids
Nonsynthetic
See also MINERALS – MANAGEMENT TOOL, PRODUCTION AID.
205.105
Calcium Carbonate
Allowed
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
205.605(a)
Calcium Carbonate – feed mineral
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
Source of calcium. May not be used to stimulate growth or production. May not be fed in amounts above those needed for adequate nutrition and health maintenance for the species at its specific stage in life. See also MINERALS – FEED & HEALTH CARE.
205.237(a), 205.237(b)(2) & 205.603(d)(2)
Calcium Chloride
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Nonsynthetic sources only (from brine process). Restricted to use as a foliar spray to treat a physiological disorder associated with calcium uptake.
Calcium chloride, brine process is natural and prohibited for use except as a foliar spray to treat a physiological disorder associated with calcium uptake.