Attention: All Certified Operators

We have been notified of the contamination of a certified allowed input called PyGanic®. This product is certified by ACO Certification Ltd (ACO) (Registration number 10332) and NASAA Certified Organic (NCO) (Registration number 2555M) as an allowed input into Organic Production. Please see below links to an AOL fact sheet and notification from Sumitomo.

The affected batches of PyGanic® are: AC1030; AC1948; AC1693; AA8687

If you are using an affected batch on certified land or within a certified premises, please stop using it immediately as it may impact the organic certification status of your product. ACO and NCO are currently working with Sumitomo to recall the product and the process for returning the non-compliant product.

If you have purchased and used the product on certified organic farm, equipment or storage/processing facilities, please notify your certifier immediately using the below declaration form. ACO and NCO are undertaking a sampling program to assess the potential effect of this contamination on certification status of products certified to different standards.

ACO and NCO are also working closely with Sumitomo, other certifiers, and relevant stakeholders to identify noncompliant products, control the trade of noncompliant product, and assess the impact on certified operators.

If you require any further information, please contact the below certification bodies:

Melanie Bullers
Certification Manager
NASAA Certified Organic
Address: Unit 7, 3 Mount Barker Road, Stirling SA 5152
PO Box 768, Stirling SA 5152
Direct Dial: +61 8 7231 7708
NCO Office: +61 8 7231 7700
Email: melanie.bullers@nasaa.com.au
Website: www.nasaacertifiedorganic.com.au

Sachin Ayachit
General Manager Certification
ACO Certification LTD
Address: 18 Eton Street, Nundah QLD 4012
PO Box 810, Nundah QLD 4012
Fax: 0498 656 165
ACO Office: +61 7 3350 5706
Email: info@aco.net.au
Website: www.aco.net.au

PyGanic ® Use Declaration Form

Piperonyl Butoxide Fact Sheet

Sumitomo Chemical “Voluntary Recall of Pyganic® Organic Insecticide” Notification