Certification Standard for Plant-Based Products

Version:

1.2

Status:

Final Standard

Revision Status:

Not Under Revision

Description:

This standard ensures products are not animal-derived and do not contain any ingredient that is animal-derived. Plant-based products for human or animal consumption must have at least 95% of plant-derived ingredients in weight percentage in the finished product and plant-based body care products must have more than 50% of plant-derived ingredients in weight percentage in the finished product.

Transition Period: Starting January, 1 2024, all new audits shall be conducted against SCS Plant-Based Standard Version 1.2. Existing Certificate Holders are required to transition to the new version of the standard by the expiration date of their current SCS Plant-Based certificate.

Documents

SCS-109 Plant-Based Standard V1.2
SCS Standards Certification and Approval Requirements V1.0