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Colostrum for Newborns
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients
Nonsynthetic
Cannot be from cows treated with recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH).
205.237(a)
Colostrum/Whey Antibodies
Allowed
Livestock Health Care
Nonsynthetic
Cannot be from cows treated with recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH). See also BIOLOGICS.
205.238(a)(6)
Compost
Prohibited
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Compost that contains the following is prohibited: sewage sludge, synthetically fortified compost starter, glossy paper, and materials containing colored ink. Compost is prohibited if it contributes to the contamination of crops, soil, or water by plant nutrients, pathogenic organisms, heavy metals, or residues of prohibited substances. See also MICROBIAL PRODUCTS listings for information on compost starters, SEWAGE SLUDGE, and MUSHROOM COMPOST. See Glossary for definition of "compost."
205.203(c) & (e)
Compost Inoculants
Allowed
Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Nonsynthetic
205.105
Compost Tea
Prohibited
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Compost tea or extract that uses sewage sludge, prohibited synthetic nutrient sources, or other prohibited materials is prohibited. See COMPOST – IN-VESSEL OR STATIC AERATED PILE (PLANT AND ANIMAL MATERIALS); COMPOST TEA – RESTRICTED; MANURE – RAW, UNCOMPOSTED and MANURE TEA. See Glossary for definition of "compost tea."
205.105(g) & 205.203(c)(e)
Compost Tea
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments, Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
Compost tea used as a fertilizer or soil amendment is subject to the same restrictions as raw, uncomposted manure. It may only be (i) applied to land used for a crop not intended for human consumption; (ii) incorporated into the soil not less than 120 days prior to the harvest of a product whose edible portion has direct contact with the soil surface or soil particles; or (iii) incorporated into the soil not less than 90 days prior to the harvest of a product whose edible portion does not have direct contact with the soil surface or soil particles. See also MANURE – RAW, UNCOMPOSTED; COMPOST – IN-VESSEL OR STATIC AERATED PILE (PLANT AND ANIMAL MATERIALS); COMPOST TEA; and MANURE TEA. Compost tea made on the farm may be used to suppress the spread of disease organisms. Compost tea sold for disease suppression must comply with all pesticide regulations. See Glossary for definition of "compost tea."
205.203(c) & 205.206(d)(2)
Compost – in-vessel or static aerated pile (plant and animal materials)
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Plant and animal materials are composted through a process that establishes an initial C:N ratio of between 25:1 and 40:1 and maintains a temperature of between 131°F and 170°F for 3 days using an in-vessel or static aerated pile system. Acceptable feedstocks include, but are not limited to: animal manure, by-products of agricultural commodities processing, and source-separated yard debris or "clean green." Compost must not contain more than 1x10³ (1,000) MPN fecal coliform per gram of compost sampled and must not contain more than 3 MPN Salmonella per 4 grams of compost sampled. See Glossary for definition of "compost."
205.203(c)(2)(i) & (ii) Composted plant and animal materials.
Compost – other (plant and animal materials)
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Compost is acceptable if (i) made from only allowed feedstock materials; (ii) the compost undergoes an increase in temperature to at least 131ºF (55ºC) and remains there for a minimum of 3 days; and (iii) the compost pile is mixed or managed to ensure that all of the feedstock heats to the minimum temperature for the minimum time. Compost must not contain more than 1x10³ (1,000) MPN fecal coliform per gram of compost sampled and must not contain more than 3 MPN Salmonella per 4 grams of compost sampled. This does not include Compost Tea. See other COMPOST listings. See Glossary for definition of "compost."
205.203(c)(2)
Compost – plant materials
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Compost is acceptable if (i) made from only allowed feedstock materials; (ii) the compost undergoes an increase in temperature to at least 131ºF (55ºC) and remains there for a minimum of 3 days; and (iii) the compost pile is mixed or managed to ensure that all of the feedstock heats to the minimum temperature for the minimum time. Compost that contains no animal materials as feedstock may be used without restriction provided that it contains no prohibited or restricted-use plant materials. Acceptable feedstocks include, but are not limited to, by-products of agricultural commodities processing, and source-separated yard debris or "clean green." Compost made from plant material can become contaminated with fecal matter. Compost that contains more than 1x10³ (1,000) MPN fecal coliform per gram of compost sampled or more than 3 MPN Salmonella per 4 grams of compost sampled will result in a reclassification as ‘manure – uncomposted.’ See also MICROBIAL PRODUCTS listings for information on compost starter, SEWAGE SLUDGE and COMPOST – PROHIBITED. See Glossary for definition of "compost."
205.203(c)
Compost – windrow (plant and animal materials)
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Plant and animal materials are composted through a process that establishes an initial C:N ratio of between 25:1 and 40:1 and maintains a temperature of between 131°F and 170°F for 15 days, during which period the composting materials must be turned a minimum of five times. Acceptable feedstocks include, but are not limited to, animal manure, by-products of agricultural commodities processing, and source-separated yard debris or "clean green." Compost must not contain more than 1x10³ (1,000) MPN fecal coliform per gram of compost sampled and must not contain more than 3 MPN Salmonella per 4 grams of compost sampled. See also MICROBIAL PRODUCTS for information on compost starters, other COMPOST listings, SEWAGE SLUDGE, and MUSHROOM COMPOST. See Glossary for definition of "compost."
205.203(c)(2)(i) & (iii) Composted plant and animal materials.
Copper
Prohibited
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments, Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Synthetic
Copper products may not be used as an herbicide. See also COPPERS – FIXED. Copper micronutrient sources that are not explicitly allowed are prohibited. Copper ammonia base, copper ammonium carbonate, copper nitrate, and cuprous chloride are prohibited sources of copper used for plant nutrients. See also MICRONUTRIENTS – SYNTHETIC listings.
205.105(a), 205.601(i)(2) & 205.601(j)(6)(ii) As plant disease control… Coppers, fixed… Shall not be used as herbicides. Microunutrients—not to be used as a defoliant, herbicide, or desiccant… copper.
Copper
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
May be supplied by copper carbonate, copper chloride, copper gluconate, copper hydroxide, copper orthophosphate, copper oxide, copper pyrophosphate, copper sulfate, and cuprous iodide. See also MINERALS listings.
205.237(a), 205.237(b)(2) & 205.603(d)(2)
Copper Chromium Arsenate (CCA)
Prohibited
Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Synthetic
See also PRESSURE-TREATED LUMBER and ARSENATE-TREATED LUMBER.
205.105(a) & 205.206(f) The producer must not use lumber treated with arsenate or other prohibited materials for new installations or replacement purposes in contact with soil or livestock.
Copper Sulfate
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Synthetic
When used as a plant or soil amendment it may be used as a micronutrient fertilizer, but may not be used as a defoliant, herbicide, or desiccant. Soil deficiency of copper must be documented by testing. See also COPPERS – MICRONUTRIENT.
Copper Sulfate
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Synthetic
For use as an algicide in aquatic rice systems with documented need and for tadpole shrimp control in aquatic rice systems; use is not to exceed one application per field during any 24-month period. Application rates are limited to those which do not increase baseline soil test values for copper over a time frame agreed upon by the producer and accredited certifying agent. When used for plant disease control must be used in a manner that minimizes accumulation of copper in the soil. May only be used as an algicide, insecticide, or disease control if the requirements of 205.206(e) are met. When used as a plant or soil amendment it may be used as a micronutrient fertilizer, but may not be used as a defoliant, herbicide, or desiccant. Soil deficiency of copper must be documented by testing. See also COPPERS – MICRONUTRIENT.
205.601(a)(3), 205.601(e)(4), 205.601(i)(3) & 205.601(j)(6)(ii)
Copper Sulfate
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
For use as an essential nutrient. A source of copper and sulfur. See also MINERALS listings.
205.237(a),(b)(2) & 205.603(d)(2)
Copper Sulfate
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock External Parasiticides and Pesticides, Livestock Health Care
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
For topical use. May only be used in organic livestock production if the requirements of 205.238 are met. See also MINERALS – FEED & HEALTH CARE.
205.238(c)(1) & 205.603(b)(1) As topical treatment, external parasiticide or local anesthetic as applicable.
Coppers – fixed
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Synthetic
Copper products that are exempt from tolerance by the EPA [40 CFR 180.1001(b)(1)] may be used for plant disease control. These include: Bordeaux mixture, basic copper carbonate (malachite), copper-ethylenediamine complex, copper hydroxide, copper-lime mixtures, copper linoleate, copper oleate, copper oxychloride, copper octanoate, copper sulfate basic, copper sulfate pentahydrate, cupric oxide, cuprous oxide. Copper-based material must be used in a manner that minimizes accumulation in the soil and shall not be used as herbicides.
205.601(i)(2) & 205.601(i)(3)
Coppers – micronutrient
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Synthetic
Includes basic copper sulfate, copper oxide, copper sulfate, and copper oxysulfate. May be used as a micronutrient. Soil copper deficiency must be documented by testing. May not be used as a defoliant, herbicide, or desiccant.
205.203(d)(5) & 205.601(j)(6)(ii) Micronutrients —not to be used as a defoliant, herbicide, or desiccant. Those made from nitrates or chlorides are not allowed. Soil deficiency must be documented by testing… copper.
Corn Gluten – pesticide
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
May be used as a pesticide if the requirements of 205.206(e) are met. Specific materials must be evaluated using the OMRI GMO Decision trees to determine compliance. See also HERBICIDES – NONSYNTHETIC. See Glossary for definition of "pesticide."
205.206(e)
Corn Gluten – soil amendment
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Specific materials must be evaluated using the OMRI GMO Decision trees to determine compliance.
205.203(c)(3) Uncomposted plant materials.
Cornstarch (native)
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Agricultural
Nonsynthetic (unmodified) sources only. Nonorganic cornstarch (native) may be used in processed products labeled as ‘Made with Organic [specified ingredients]’ provided that the cornstarch (native) is not produced or handled with the use of sewage sludge, genetic engineering, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), or ionizing radiation. Nonorganic cornstarch (native) may also be used in or on processed products labeled as ‘organic’ only when the certifier determines that the ingredient is not commercially available in an organic form and that it meets the requirements of 205.301(b) and 205.301(f).
205.301(b),(c),(f) & 205.606(v)(1)
Cornstarch, Modified
Prohibited
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Synthetic Nonagricultural
205.105(c) [General prohibition]
Cotton Gin Trash
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Specific materials must be evaluated using the OMRI GMO Decision trees to determine compliance.
205.203(c)(3) Uncomposted plant materials.
Cottonseed Meal
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Specific materials must be evaluated using the OMRI GMO Decision trees to determine compliance.
205.203(c) Uncomposted plant materials.
Crab/Crustacean Meal
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Creosote
Prohibited
Crop Management Tools and Production Aids
Synthetic
205.105(a)
Crop Residues
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
See specific crop residues for annotations and restrictions. See also PLANTS.
205.203(c)(3) Uncomposted plant material.
Cryolite
Prohibited
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
Both synthetic and nonsynthetic sources prohibited. See also SODIUM FLUOALUMINATE.
205.105(a) & 205.602(f)
Cultures, Dairy
Allowed
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
Must not be products of recombinant DNA technology. See Glossary for definition of "culture."
205.605(a) & 205.105(e)
Cuprous Iodide
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
Source of iodine. 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 listings.
205.237(a), 205.237(b)(2) & 205.603(d)(2)
Cyanocobalamin
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
Source of vitamin B12. See also VITAMINS.
205.237(a), 205.237(b)(2) & 205.603(d)(3)
Cyclohexylamine (CAS #108-91-8)
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Sanitizers and Cleaners
Synthetic Nonagricultural
For use as a boiler water additive for packaging sterilization only.
205.605(b)
Cytokinins – nonsynthetic
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
May be used as a plant growth regulator if the requirements of 205.206(e) are met, which requires the use of preventative, mechanical, physical, and other pest, weed, and disease management practices. See also GROWTH REGULATORS FOR PLANTS and AQUATIC PLANT PRODUCTS listings.
D-activated Animal Sterol
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic
Source of vitamin D. See also CHOLECALCIFEROL. See also VITAMINS.
205.237(a), 205.237(b)(2) & 205.603(d)(3)
D-limonene
Allowed
Livestock External Parasiticides and Pesticides
Nonsynthetic
See also LIMONENE.
205.238(c)(1)
D-limonene
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Pest Controls
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
May be used for pest control only 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. Certification agent must determine when food contact should be prevented. See also BOTANICAL PESTICIDES. May be used as a sanitizer or cleaner provided that it is not used in or on organic food or other organic processed products. See also CITRUS PRODUCTS.
205.271(c)
D-limonene
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Sanitizers and Cleaners
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
May be used for pest control only 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. Contact with food or ingredients must be prevented. See also BOTANICAL PESTICIDES. May be used as a sanitizer or cleaner provided that it is not used in or on organic food or other organic processed products. See also CITRUS PRODUCTS.
Dairy Products
Allowed
Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Nonsynthetic
Animal material.
205.105(a)
Defoamers
Allowed
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Agricultural/Nonagricultural
Allowed defoamers consist entirely of organic agricultural ingredients and substances that appear on the National List and do not form substances that do not appear on the National List.
205.270
Defoamers
Prohibited
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
Defoamers are prohibited if they contain nonagricultural ingredients or they form substances that do not appear on the National List.
205.105(c)
Defoamers
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Synthetic/Nonsynthetic Agricultural/Nonagricultural
Restricted defoamers may consist of organic agricultural ingredients and restricted ingredients, which include nonorganic agricultural ingredients and substances that appear on the National List that are permitted for such use. Restrictions for using a formulated product depend on the restricted ingredients contained within the product.
205.270
Derris Root
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
See also ROTENONE.
205.206(e) Botanical pesticide.
Detergents
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Sanitizers and Cleaners
Synthetic Nonagricultural
Considered to meet the requirements under 205.105(c) provided measures are taken to prevent contact of the organically produced products or ingredients with the substance used. See glossary for definition of "detergent."
205.105(c)
Dextrose
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care
Nonsynthetic
Used as such, or in electrolyte formulations or as a carrier. See also CARRIERS listings, GLUCOSE and ELECTROLYTES.
205.237(a)
Diatomaceous Earth
Allowed with Restrictions
Livestock Feed Ingredients, Livestock Health Care, Livestock Management Tools and Production Aids
Nonsynthetic
Nonsynthetic sources only. May not be fed in amounts above those needed for adequate nutrition and health maintenance for the species at its specific stage in life.
205.105, 205.237(a) & 205.237(b)(2)
Diatomaceous Earth
Allowed with Restrictions
Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease Control
Nonsynthetic
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.
205.206(b)(3), 205.206(d)(2) & 205.206(e)
Diatomaceous Earth
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Non-agricultural Ingredients and Processing Aids
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
For food filtering only.
205.605(a)
Diatomaceous Earth
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Pest Controls
Nonsynthetic Nonagricultural
May only be used in conjunction with 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.
205.271(c)
Diethylaminoethanol (CAS #100-37-08)
Allowed with Restrictions
Processing Sanitizers and Cleaners
Synthetic Nonagricultural
For use as a boiler water additive for packaging sterilization only.
205.605(b)