Product notification

Product notification

Prior to being launched on the market and pursuant to the German Regulation on Eco Labels, all products and food items bearing the national German Bio-Siegel must be notified to the product and company database!

1 How to notify a product

There are various options:

A: Online notification

Use the Online notification form provided within the Bio-Siegel Information Service’s product- and company data base.

If you notify for the first time, please enter all relevant data, at least one contact person and the respective products including their correct designations. Please upload, in pdf-format, if available, the label corresponding to each product. If there are several labels (e.g. front and back sides) for a product, please include them in one single pdf-file.

Once your registration was successful, a multi-digit customer code will be assigned for adminis-trative purposes. Please always indicate this code when you correspond with the Bio-Siegel In-formation Service.

Please note!

We shall send our newsletters with important information for you to the e-mail address you in-cluded in the company contact details.

B: Notification using the notification form

Please download the Form to notify products bearing the Bio-Siegel fill it in and send it, by e-mail, fax or surface mail, to:

Federal Office for Agriculture and Food
Bio-Siegel Information Service
Unit 522 – Approval, Reports Organic Farming
Deichmanns Aue 29
53179 Bonn,
Germany

Fax: +49 (0) 30 1810 6845 - 2915
E-Mail:bio-siegel@ble.de

You sent a sample label to the Bio-Siegel Information Service?

Sample labels for each product notified must be sent to the German Office for Agriculture and Food either by way of a pdf-document for each product, uploaded to the online data base, or submitted by e-mail, by fax or by surface mail, attached to a DIN-A4 sheet of paper.

Federal Office for Agriculture and Food
Bio-Siegel Information Service
Section 522 – Approval, Reports Organic Farming
Deichmanns Aue 29
53179 Bonn

Fax: +49 (0) 30 1810 6845 - 2915
E-Mail: bio-siegel@ble.de

3 Data access and management

Following your submission of your complete application, and as soon as your entries have been activated, you will receive an automatically generated e-mail with your data taken from the product and company database.

If you created an account using your own password, you can update and correct your data on your own or add products at any time.
If the notification was carried out by the Bio-Siegel Information Service you may apply for access to enter and manage your data independently.

Bio-Siegel Product- and Company Database

Please note!

For reasons of data protection, we will only publish information relating to companies who agreed to their data being made public when they notified their products.

Please register only once. Subsequently, the customer code assigned to you shall be your file reference number under which your entries will be processed.

In case you forgot your password, please do not register for a second time. Contact the Bio-Siegel Information Service instead:

Phone: +49 (0)228 / 6845-2200
E-Mail: bio-siegel@ble.de

Being an administrative offense, the unlawful use of the Bio-Siegel can be subject to penalties and fines.

Data provided during product notification may be made available to the competent federal state authorities for control purposes regarding organic farming.

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