Chemical Free Community
Chemical Status Definition

Becoming Cert Biodynamic:
Tick this if you hold a Conversion certification for applying Bio-Dynamic practices on your farm.
If it relates to your entire farm select 100% or other nominate a % as appropriate.
You must upload your certification and update your certification once you are fully certified.

Becoming Cert Organic:
Tick this if you hold a transitional certificate called “In Conversion to Organic” or “Organic in Conversion” for your farm.
If it relates to your entire farm select 100% or other nominate a % as appropriate.
You must upload your certification and update your certification once you are fully certified.

Cert Org Ingredients at Point of Origin:
Tick this if you have a product/products that are not certified however a percentage of the total ingredients are certified organic.
Select the appropriate % e.g. If 6 out of 10 ingredients are certified organic = 60%.
Always be prepared to validate your %.

Certified Non-GMO:
Tick this if your product/s have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold Non-GMO certification.
Please nominate the percentage of your product line that holds this certification.
You must upload your certification.

Certified Biodynamic:
Tick this if your product/s have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold Biodynamic certification.
Please nominate the percentage of your product line that holds this certification. You must upload your certification.

If you are a retailer (not certified) that carries Certified Biodynamic stock please indicate the approximate % of your product line that is Certified Biodynamic - you are not required to upload certificates of all your suppliers however please be prepared to validate your %.

Certified Organic:
Tick this if your product/s have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold Organic certification.
Please nominate the percentage of your product line that holds this certification.
You must upload your certification.

If you are a retailer (not certified) that carries Certified Organic stock please indicate the approximate % of your product line that is Certified Organic - you are not required to upload certificates of all your suppliers however please be prepared to validate your %.

Certified Organic Farm:
Tick this if your farm have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold Organic certification.

Certified Organic Manufacturer:
Tick this if your manufacturing plant/processes have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold Organic Manufacturer certification.
If it relates to your entire operation select 100% or nominate another % as appropriate.
You must upload your certification.

Certified Organic Processing:
Tick this if your manufacturing operations, processing and handling have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold relevant Organic certification.
If it relates to your entire operation select 100% or nominate another % as appropriate.
You must upload your certification.

Certified Organic Restaurant/Café:
Tick this if your restaurant/cafe has been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold relevant Organic certification.
Select 100%.
You must upload your certification. (Note – can you only be 100%? This is different to the others)

Certified Organic Retailer:
Tick this if your retail business/processing have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold Organic Retail certification.
If it relates to your entire operation select 100% or nominate another % as appropriate.
You must upload your retailer certification, you are not required to upload organic certification of your suppliers.

Certified Organic Textiles:
Tick this if your textile processing, trade chain have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold Organic Textile certification.
If it relates to your entire operation or product line select 100% or select the appropriate % e.g. if 6 out of 10 textiles used in your products are certified organic = 60%. Always be prepared to validate your %.
You must upload your certification.

If you are a retailer (not certified) that carries Certified Organic Textiles please indicate the approximate % of your product line that is Certified Organic - you are not required to upload certificates of all your suppliers however please prepared to validate your %.

Certified Organic Wholesaler:
Tick this if your importing, exporting, wholesaling, distribution, processing, transport and storage have been accessed by a credible certifying body and you hold Organic Wholesaler certification.
If it relates to your entire operation or product line select 100% or nominate another % as appropriate.
You must upload your certification.

Non Certified Biodynamic:
Tick this if your farm or your product/products have ingredients grown using the practices of Biodynamic farming.
If it relates to your entire farm select 100% or nominate the percentage of your product line that has followed Biodynamic practices.
Always be prepared to validate your %.

Non Certified GMO Free:
Tick this if you have a product/products that are not certified GMO Free.
Select the appropriate % e.g. if 6 out of 10 ingredients are certified GMO Free = 60%. Always be prepared to validate your %.

Non Certified Organic:
Tick this if your farm or your product/products have ingredients grown using the practices of Organic farming.
If it relates to your entire farm select 100% or nominate the percentage of your product line that has followed Organic practices.
Always be prepared to validate your %.

Pesticide/Spray Free:
Tick this if your farm is managed or your product/products have ingredients grown without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides.
If it relates to your entire farm select 100% or nominate the percentage of your product line that has followed pesticide free practices.
Always be prepared to validate your %.

If you are a retailer (not certified) that carries pesticide/spray free stock please indicate the approximate % of your product line that is pesticide/spray free - please prepared to validate your %.

Toxic Chemical Free:
Tick and ‘ballpark’ the toxicity level or your product, product line or service offering.
We support any product/service that is LESS toxic than then conventional.
We ask you to be honest and transparent.
Access your ingredients using either the 'Chemical Maze’, ‘Skin Deep’ or a comparable chemical/product toxicity tool.
Evaluate the number of happy, quizzical, unhappy faces using the Chemical Maze or Low-Moderate-High hazards using ’Skin Deep-EWG tool' and select the appropriate % i.e.. if 2 out of 10 ingredients score a quizzical & unhappy face select 80% Toxic Chemical Free.
This is an estimate only, you can update your % as you improve formulations.
Always be prepared to validate your %.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/users-guide-to-skin-deep/
http://chemicalmaze.com/


Not sure… we are always happy to assist establish your % - we refer to our technical adviser Bill Statham author of the Chemical Maze for guidance.

Wild Harvest:
Tick this if you have a product that has a percentage of the total ingredients grown/sourced wild in nature without human intervention and ideally been harvested following wildcrafting guidelines.
Select the appropriate % i.e.. if 3 out of 10 ingredients are wild harvested select 30%.
Always be prepared to validate your %.

MADE SAFE:
Tick this if your product/s have been accessed by MADE SAFE and you hold MADE SAFE certification.
The MADE SAFE (Made With Safe Ingredients™) seal literally means that a product is made with safe ingredients.
Please nominate the percentage of your product line that holds this certification.
You must upload your certification.
http://madesafe.org/

NONTOXIC CERTIFIED:
Tick this if your product/s have been accessed by NONTOXIC CERTIFIED and you hold NONTOXIC CERTIFIED certification.
The NONTOXIC CERTIFIED™ seal means that a product has passed MADE SAFE and gone on to be lab-tested to ensure that it – in totality – is not toxic.
Please nominate the percentage of your product line that holds this certification.
You must upload your certification.
http://madesafe.org/