Registration of Organic Bio-control Agents (OBCA) Producers and Products


The registration of organic input producers and products in BAFS is a requirement of RA 10068. This service is specifically for OBCA producers such as manufacturers, distributors, exporters and importers; and OBCA products such as organisms and their metabolites as well as naturally occurring substances that control pests and diseases. Registration with BAFS shall be secured prior to the sale and distribution of any OBCA products.


Office or Division:

Organic Agriculture Division (OAD)

Classification:

Simple

Type of Transaction:

G2B—Government to Business Entity

Who may avail:

Organic Bio-control Agents (OBCA) Manufacturers, Distributors, Exporters and Importers

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

WHERE TO SECURE

Certificate of Registration (COR)

1. Application Form (1 original or electronic copy)

OAD Registration Section

2. Company Profile, with authorized name and signature (1 original)
*not required for renewal application unless there were changes

Client

3. Organic Certificate (1 photocopy)

Client or BAFS-Officially Accredited Organic Certifying Body

4. Copy of Distributorship Agreement or Third Party Authorization (TPA), when applicable (1 photocopy)

Client

5. Copy of Annual Product Stewardship Program Report (1 photocopy)
*required during renewal application only

Client

Certificate of Product Registration (CPR)

1. Application Form (1 original or 1 electronic copy)

OAD-Registration Section

2. Organic Certificate (1 photocopy)

Client or BAFS-Officially Accredited Organic Certifying Body (OCB)

3. Recent Laboratory Analysis for Heavy Metals (only for botanicals) from BAFS Officially Accredited OCB (1 photocopy)

Client or BAFS-Officially Accredited OCB

4. BAFS’ Notice of Product Efficacy Evaluation Result (1 photocopy)
*not required for renewal application unless there were changes
*OAD-Registration Section to provide copy

OAD-Registration Section

5. Toxicity Data, with authorized name and signature (1 photocopy)
*not required for renewal application unless there were changes

Client

6. Product Brochure/Pamphlet (1 original)
*not required for renewal application unless there were changes

Client

7. Proposed Packaging and Labeling (1 original)
*not required for renewal application unless there were changes

Client

Client Steps

Agency Action

Fees to be Paid

Maximum Processing Time

Person Responsible

1. Submit requirements to the OAD- Registration Section

1. Review and assess the veracity of submitted requirements

None

2 Hours

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

1.1 Issue Acknowledgement Receipt Form with the assigned application tracking number

1 Hour

2. Review the Assessment Report and endorse to BAFS Director for approval

None

2 Days

Division Chief
OAD

2. Receive COR and/or CPR from OAD-Registration Section and sign the Terms and Conditions (at the back of certificate)

3. Issue COR and/or CPR upon signing of BAFS Director

None

1 Hour

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

TOTAL:

None

2 Days, 4 Hours

Registration of Organic Bio-control Agents Producers and Products is covered under R.A. 10068.