Title 7

PART 205

Part 205 - National Organic Program

PART 205 - NATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAM Authority:7 U.S.C. 6501-6522. Source:65 FR 80637, Dec. 21, 2000, unless otherwise noted.

7:3.1.1.9.33.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Definitions
7:3.1.1.9.33.1.354.1SECTION 205.1
   205.1 Meaning of words.
7:3.1.1.9.33.1.354.2SECTION 205.2
   205.2 Terms defined.
7:3.1.1.9.33.1.354.3SECTION 205.3
   205.3 Incorporation by reference.
7:3.1.1.9.33.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Applicability
7:3.1.1.9.33.2.354.1SECTION 205.100
   205.100 What has to be certified.
7:3.1.1.9.33.2.354.2SECTION 205.101
   205.101 Exemptions and exclusions from certification.
7:3.1.1.9.33.2.354.3SECTION 205.102
   205.102 Use of the term, “organic.”
7:3.1.1.9.33.2.354.4SECTION 205.103
   205.103 Recordkeeping by certified operations.
7:3.1.1.9.33.2.354.5SECTION 205.104
   205.104 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.2.354.6SECTION 205.105
   205.105 Allowed and prohibited substances, methods, and ingredients in organic production and handling.
7:3.1.1.9.33.2.354.7SECTION 205.106-205.199
   205.106-205.199 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Organic Production and Handling Requirements
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.1SECTION 205.200
   205.200 General.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.2SECTION 205.201
   205.201 Organic production and handling system plan.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.3SECTION 205.202
   205.202 Land requirements.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.4SECTION 205.203
   205.203 Soil fertility and crop nutrient management practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.5SECTION 205.204
   205.204 Seeds and planting stock practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.6SECTION 205.205
   205.205 Crop rotation practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.7SECTION 205.206
   205.206 Crop pest, weed, and disease management practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.8SECTION 205.207
   205.207 Wild-crop harvesting practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.9SECTION 205.208-205.235
   205.208-205.235 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.10SECTION 205.236
   205.236 Origin of livestock.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.11SECTION 205.237
   205.237 Livestock feed.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.12SECTION 205.238
   205.238 Livestock health care practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.13SECTION 205.239
   205.239 Livestock living conditions.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.14SECTION 205.240
   205.240 Pasture practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.15SECTION 205.243-205.269
   205.243-205.269 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.16SECTION 205.270
   205.270 Organic handling requirements.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.17SECTION 205.271
   205.271 Facility pest management practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.18SECTION 205.272
   205.272 Commingling and contact with prohibited substance prevention practice standard.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.19SECTION 205.273-205.289
   205.273-205.289 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.20SECTION 205.290
   205.290 Temporary variances.
7:3.1.1.9.33.3.354.21SECTION 205.291-205.299
   205.291-205.299 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Labels, Labeling, and Market Information
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.1SECTION 205.300
   205.300 Use of the term, “organic.”
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.2SECTION 205.301
   205.301 Product composition.
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.3SECTION 205.302
   205.302 Calculating the percentage of organically produced ingredients.
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.4SECTION 205.303
   205.303 Packaged products labeled “100 percent organic” or “organic.”
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.5SECTION 205.304
   205.304 Packaged products labeled “made with organic (specified ingredients or food group(s)).”
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.6SECTION 205.305
   205.305 Multi-ingredient packaged products with less than 70 percent organically produced ingredients.
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.7SECTION 205.306
   205.306 Labeling of livestock feed.
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.8SECTION 205.307
   205.307 Labeling of nonretail containers used for only shipping or storage of raw or processed agricultural products labeled as “100 percent organic,” “organic,” or “made with organic (specified ingredients or food group(s)).”
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.9SECTION 205.308
   205.308 Agricultural products in other than packaged form at the point of retail sale that are sold, labeled, or represented as “100 percent organic” or “organic.”
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.10SECTION 205.309
   205.309 Agricultural products in other than packaged form at the point of retail sale that are sold, labeled, or represented as “made with organic (specified ingredients or food group(s)).”
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.11SECTION 205.310
   205.310 Agricultural products produced on an exempt or excluded operation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.12SECTION 205.311
   205.311 USDA Seal.
7:3.1.1.9.33.4.354.13SECTION 205.312-205.399
   205.312-205.399 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Certification
7:3.1.1.9.33.5.354.1SECTION 205.400
   205.400 General requirements for certification.
7:3.1.1.9.33.5.354.2SECTION 205.401
   205.401 Application for certification.
7:3.1.1.9.33.5.354.3SECTION 205.402
   205.402 Review of application.
7:3.1.1.9.33.5.354.4SECTION 205.403
   205.403 On-site inspections.
7:3.1.1.9.33.5.354.5SECTION 205.404
   205.404 Granting certification.
7:3.1.1.9.33.5.354.6SECTION 205.405
   205.405 Denial of certification.
7:3.1.1.9.33.5.354.7SECTION 205.406
   205.406 Continuation of certification.
7:3.1.1.9.33.5.354.8SECTION 205.407-205.499
   205.407-205.499 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Accreditation of Certifying Agents
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.1SECTION 205.500
   205.500 Areas and duration of accreditation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.2SECTION 205.501
   205.501 General requirements for accreditation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.3SECTION 205.502
   205.502 Applying for accreditation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.4SECTION 205.503
   205.503 Applicant information.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.5SECTION 205.504
   205.504 Evidence of expertise and ability.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.6SECTION 205.505
   205.505 Statement of agreement.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.7SECTION 205.506
   205.506 Granting accreditation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.8SECTION 205.507
   205.507 Denial of accreditation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.9SECTION 205.508
   205.508 Site evaluations.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.10SECTION 205.509
   205.509 Peer review panel.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.11SECTION 205.510
   205.510 Annual report, recordkeeping, and renewal of accreditation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.6.354.12SECTION 205.511-205.599
   205.511-205.599 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Administrative
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354SUBJGRP 354
   The National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.1SECTION 205.600
   205.600 Evaluation criteria for allowed and prohibited substances, methods, and ingredients.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.2SECTION 205.601
   205.601 Synthetic substances allowed for use in organic crop production.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.3SECTION 205.602
   205.602 Nonsynthetic substances prohibited for use in organic crop production.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.4SECTION 205.603
   205.603 Synthetic substances allowed for use in organic livestock production.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.5SECTION 205.604
   205.604 Nonsynthetic substances prohibited for use in organic livestock production.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.6SECTION 205.605
   205.605 Nonagricultural (nonorganic) substances allowed as ingredients in or on processed products labeled as “organic” or “made with organic (specified ingredients or food group(s)).”
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.7SECTION 205.606
   205.606 Nonorganically produced agricultural products allowed as ingredients in or on processed products labeled as “organic.”
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.8SECTION 205.607
   205.607 Amending the National List.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.354.9SECTION 205.608-205.619
   205.608-205.619 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.355SUBJGRP 355
   State Organic Programs
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.355.10SECTION 205.620
   205.620 Requirements of State organic programs.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.355.11SECTION 205.621
   205.621 Submission and determination of proposed State organic programs and amendments to approved State organic programs.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.355.12SECTION 205.622
   205.622 Review of approved State organic programs.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.355.13SECTION 205.623-205.639
   205.623-205.639 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.356SUBJGRP 356
   Fees
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.356.14SECTION 205.640
   205.640 Fees and other charges for accreditation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.356.15SECTION 205.641
   205.641 Payment of fees and other charges.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.356.16SECTION 205.642
   205.642 Fees and other charges for certification.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.356.17SECTION 205.643-205.649
   205.643-205.649 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357SUBJGRP 357
   Compliance
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.18SECTION 205.660
   205.660 General.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.19SECTION 205.661
   205.661 Investigation of certified operations.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.20SECTION 205.662
   205.662 Noncompliance procedure for certified operations.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.21SECTION 205.663
   205.663 Mediation.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.22SECTION 205.664
   205.664 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.23SECTION 205.665
   205.665 Noncompliance procedure for certifying agents.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.24SECTION 205.666-205.667
   205.666-205.667 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.25SECTION 205.668
   205.668 Noncompliance procedures under State organic programs.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.357.26SECTION 205.669
   205.669 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.358SUBJGRP 358
   Inspection and Testing, Reporting, and Exclusion from Sale
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.358.27SECTION 205.670
   205.670 Inspection and testing of agricultural products to be sold or labeled as “100 percent organic,” “organic,” or “made with organic (specified ingredients or food group(s)).”
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.358.28SECTION 205.671
   205.671 Exclusion from organic sale.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.358.29SECTION 205.672
   205.672 Emergency pest or disease treatment.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.358.30SECTION 205.673-205.679
   205.673-205.679 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.359SUBJGRP 359
   Adverse Action Appeal Process
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.359.31SECTION 205.680
   205.680 General.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.359.32SECTION 205.681
   205.681 Appeals.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.359.33SECTION 205.682-205.689
   205.682-205.689 [Reserved]
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.360SUBJGRP 360
   Miscellaneous
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.360.34SECTION 205.690
   205.690 OMB control number.
7:3.1.1.9.33.7.360.35SECTION 205.691-205.699
   205.691-205.699 [Reserved]