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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 - 04/21/2017 - 09:29 - 0 comments

Canada labeling

Question:  Is the OMRI seal permitted on all products sold in Canada? Generally, the OMRI Canada seals are permitted on the labels of products that appear on the cur ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 04/10/2017 - 16:07 - 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 - 03/21/2017 - 17:17 - 0 comments

Annual Renewal

Question:  What is the OMRI process for annual renewal? OMRI sends annual renewal notifications to suppliers with OMRI Listed products. Most companies complete the ...

Frequently Asked Questions - saran@omri.org - 01/20/2017 - 11:27 - 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 - 11:19 - 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 - 18:02 - 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 - 17:59 - 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 - 17:57 - 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 - 17:53 - 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 - 17:43 - 0 comments