EU initiative: Organic production – updated list on authorised products & substances

26 OCTOBER 2022

The Commission launched an initiative on organic production – authorised products & substances (updated list).According to EU rules on organic farming, producers can only use substances and products that respect natural systems and cycles, and protect and improve the state of soil, water and air, and plant and animal health.

The Commission has established a list of authorised products and substances (Regulation (EU) 2021/1165) which it regularly updates.

Feedback period: 24 October 2022 - 21 November 2022

Commission adoption: Planned for the second quarter 2022.

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