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Switzerland is recognised for the purpose of equivalence since 1st March 1997, for an unspecified duration. Please consult Annex III of Regulation (EC) 1235/2008 for further information.

Recognition of the European Union by Switzerland:

An Agreement on Agriculture binds Switzerland and the European Union that guarantees the reciprocal character of the equivalence recognition. For information about export of organic products from the EU to Switzerland, please see the competent authority's website.

DISCLAIMER: This document has been conceived as an informative document. It does not intend to produce legally binding effects and by its nature does not prejudice any measures taken by the Commission or by a Member states within the implementing prerogatives under European Union legislation, nor any case law developed with regard to such legislation.