This guide describes labeling requirements for OCal cannabis products (nonmanufactured and manufactured). All labels applied by CCOF-certified operations must be pre-approved by CCOF prior to printing.
labeling and packaging
ONLY FOR OCAL CANNABIS OPERATIONS. Complete this form if you are a broker, trader, wholesaler, distributor, or importer of OCal products that you do not process, repack, or relabel. If you oversee transloading of bulk product, additional OSP forms are required.
ONLY FOR OCAL CANNABIS OPERATIONS. Describe how you label non-retail containers and retail packages. Attach label samples.
Complete this form if you are a broker, trader, wholesaler, distributor, or importer of organic products that you do not process, repack, or relabel. If you oversee transloading of bulk product, additional OSP forms are required.
Yes! The organic standards do not allow GMOs. If you are CCOF certified, you can use our “Organic is No-GMO & More” seal in addition to other non-GMO language on your labels.
In July 2018, CCOF, Stellar and Demeter announced a partnership to allow organic operations certified by Stellar Certification Services to easily transition their certification to CCOF Certification Services, LLC. On July 31, 2018, Stellar Certification Services ceased to certify organic operations. Stellar is the organic certification sister organization of Demeter USA, the U.S.’ biodynamic certification organization.
Use the Handler OSP Update Guide to ensure you submit all forms.
I am a CCOF certified private label owner having my products made at a CCOF certified co-packing facility:
We review websites and marketing of CCOF certified operations to ensure that organic claims are truthful and not misleading about the status of organic and nonorganic products. We look for any use of the word “organic” as well as the CCOF logo or USDA seal. Learn more about what CCOF looks for on a website and marketing to help you design a compliant website and prevent consumer confusion.
Learn more about what CCOF looks for on a website to help you design a compliant website and prevent consumer confusion.
Guide for developing retail labels.