The product specification indicates the exact composition of a product. After approval of the product specification by CU Inspections & Certifications, the product will be a part of your renewed scope certificate. In order to change the scope certificate, always return your original scope certificate! Incomplete, not readable or not signed product specifications will be returned to you.
Each product requires a product specification. For final products consisting of only one input material and other logical groups of combined input materials, product specification may be used.
Possible products are products that cover the processing, manufacturing, packaging, labelling, Trading and distribution of all products made with organically grown raw materials. The final products may include, but are not limited to fibre products, yarns, fabrics and clothes.
Explanation per box:
1. Do not fill in.
2. Name of client.
3. CU client number.
4. Cross one option to indicate if the product specification concerns a totally new product or if it concerns a change of an already existing product specification. If it concerns a change please indicate the number of the product in the scope certificate.
5a. Name(s) of the product under which it is sold (sales description).
5b. Used packing unit(s) (bales, cartons, hanger pack etc.) of products or otherwise variable or bulk.
6. Material composition. Indicate all input materials (including Haberdashery.), which are used during the production process.
6a. Specify percentage of certified organic raw material and specify which raw material
6b. Specify the percentage of conventional materials used
6c. Mark applicable label grade type.
If the organization chooses to label the finished products as containing Organic Material, it may make reference to the OCS and use:
“Made with/Contains 100% Organically Grown Material” only for products that contain 100% Organic Material. The OCS 100 logo may be used.
“Made with/Contains Organically Grown Material” for products that contain 95% or more Organic Material, as long as the remaining content is not of the same type as the Organic Material. The OCS 100 logo may be used.
“Made with/Contains X% Organically Grown Material” for products that contain 5-95% Organic Material. There are no restrictions on the remaining content. The OCS Blended logo may be used.
6d. Specify numbers and types of accessories
7. Conversion rate of input material within the scope of production
8a. Processing steps of the production process.
8b. Indicate name(s) per application form of the place of processing/trading units including subcontractors.
09.Date, name and signature to state that all information has been truthfully filled in.