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PDFWAC 16-160-140

Initial application requirements.

(1) To have products listed on the organic input material list, manufacturers must register with the department. To apply for registration, applicants must submit:
(a) An application form.
(b) A material registrant agreement in which the registrant agrees to comply with chapter 16-160 WAC.
(c) The name and address of the registrant.
(d) A product application for each product to be listed on the organic input material list.
(2) Each product application must include:
(a) The brand name the material is sold under.
(b) Manufacturer information:
(i) Name and address of the manufacturer;
(ii) Contact information, including the name and phone number of the authorized representative of the registrant; and
(iii) List of all material manufactured at the same facility as the brand name material.
(c) A copy of the label or bill of lading accompanying the material and a statement of all claims made for it, including directions and precautions for use.
(d) The complete formula or any alternate formulations for the material, including active and inert ingredients:
(i) Supplier of each ingredient;
(ii) Percentage of ingredient in the final formula; and
(iii) Purpose of each ingredient in the formula.
(e) Ingredient information for each ingredient listed in the formula (including alternate formulas) sufficient to demonstrate compliance with USDA organic regulations (7 C.F.R. Part 205):
(i) Manufacturing process; and
(ii) Formulation, including active and inert ingredients.
(f) A description of the manufacturing process for the material, including all substances used for the extraction and synthesis process, if appropriate. If the manufacturing facility manufactures materials other than the material listed in the application, the application must include a plan to prevent the contamination or commingling of materials allowed or prohibited in organic agriculture.
(g) A flow chart, indicating movement of material from incoming ingredient to outgoing final material. The flow chart may include, but is not limited to:
(i) Storage facilities;
(ii) Equipment location; and
(iii) Shipping facilities.
(h) The intended use of the material.
(i) The required fee for registration.
(j) Applicants seeking to list fertilizers and pesticides must submit verification of a valid registration from the department's pesticide management division. This requirement may be waived if the applicant verifies the product will not be sold or distributed in Washington state.
(k) The department may request additional information related to the items above as necessary to demonstrate that the material meets USDA organic regulations (7 C.F.R. Part 205).
(3) Registrants packaging or distributing materials manufactured by another person or manufacturer must submit a statement from the person or manufacturer granting access to the manufacturing facility and authorizing inspections in accordance with WAC 16-160-180.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.86.130 and 15.86.140. WSR 23-20-066, § 16-160-140, filed 9/28/23, effective 9/28/23. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.86.060, 15.86.130, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-19-018, § 16-160-140, filed 9/8/10, effective 10/9/10.]
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