SWI 132.1.1 Seed Program
Specific Work Instruction
Official Seed Sampling

Appendix X: OECD Tags

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The following are images of all of the official OECD tags that are used on seed lots to be exported.

CFIA/ACIA 0029 - OECD Certified, 2nd Generation Seed (Red with Black Text)

An OECD Certified, 2nd Generation Seed

Front
Front of OECD Certified, 2nd Generation Seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for front of OECD Certified, 2nd Generation Seed

The front of the red tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is red and reads "Système O.C.D.E. pour les semences". The red part contains the Canada wordmark and corporate signature of the CFIA which reads "Canadian Food Inspection Agency," and "Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments" with a black horizontal line beneath

Back
Back of OECD Certified, 2nd Generation Seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for back of OECD Certified, 2nd Generation Seed

The back of the red tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is red and reads "O.E.C.D Seed Scheme." The red part has 5 left-aligned black text sections as follows:
Species / Espèce
Variety name / Nom de la Variété
Categorie / Catégorie
Reference number CDN / Numéro de référence
Region of production / Région de production.
Both sides of the tag have the CFIA tag number at the bottom.

CFIA/ACIA 0046 - OECD Pre-Basic Seed (White with Black Text and Violet Stripe)

An OECD Pre-Basic seed tag can be seen as follows:

Front
Front of OECD Pre-Basic seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for front of OECD Pre-Basic seed tag

The front of the white tag has a black left edge and violet diagonal Stripe. The text on the black part is white and reads "Système O.C.D.E. pour les semences." The white part contains the Canada wordmark and corporate signature of the CFIA which reads "Canadian Food Inspection Agency," and "Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments" with a black horizontal line beneath.

Back
Back of OECD Pre-Basic Seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for back of OECD Pre-Basic seed tag

The back of the white tag has a black left edge and violet diagonal Stripe. The text on the black part is white and reads "O.E.C.D. Seed Scheme." The white part has 5 left-aligned, black text sections as follows:
Species / Espèce
Variety name / Nom de la Variété
Categorie / Catégorie
Reference number CDN / Numéro de référence
Region of production / Région de production
Both sides of the tag have a violet diagonal stripe in the white part and the CFIA tag number at the bottom.

CFIA/ACIA 0030 - OECD Basic Seed (White with Black text)

An OECD Basic seed tag can be seen as follows:

Front
Front of OECD Basic seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for front of OECD Basic seed tag

The front of the white tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is white and reads "Système O.C.D.E. pour les semences." The white part contains the Canada wordmark and corporate signature of the CFIA which reads "Canadian Food Inspection Agency," and "Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments" with a black horizontal line beneath.

Back
Back of OECD Basic seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for back of OECD Basic seed tag

The back of the white tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is white and reads "O.E.C.D. Seed Scheme." The white part has 5 left-aligned, black text sections as follows:
Species / Espèce
Variety name / Nom de la Variété
Categorie / Catégorie
Reference number CDN / Numéro de référence
Region of production / Région de production
Both sides of the tag have the CFIA tag number at the bottom.

CFIA/ACIA 0035 - OECD Certified Seed (Dark Blue with Black Text)

An OECD Certified seed tag can be seen as follows:

Front
Front of OECD Certified Seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for front of OECD Certified Seed tag

The front of the blue tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is blue and reads "Système O.C.D.E. pour les semences". The blue part contains the Canada wordmark and corporate signature of the CFIA which reads "Canadian Food Inspection Agency," and "Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments" with a black horizontal line beneath.

Back
Back of OECD Certified Seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for back of OECD Certified Seed tag

The back of the blue tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is blue and reads "O.E.C.D. Seed Scheme." The blue part has 5 left-aligned, black text sections as follows:
Species / Espèce
Variety name / Nom de la Variété
Categorie / Catégorie
Reference number CDN / Numéro de référence
Region of production / Région de production
Both sides of the tag have the CFIA tag number at the bottom.

CFIA/ACIA 0048 - OECD Not Finally Certified Seed (Grey with Black Text)

An OECD Not Finally Certified seed tag can be seen as follows:

Front
Front of OECD Not Finally Certified seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for Front of OECD Not Finally Certified seed tag

The front of the grey tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is grey and reads "Système O.C.D.E. pour les semences." The grey part has the corporate signature of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments, the Canada wordmark, a black horizontal line beneath and dark grey diagonal text that says, "Non-certifiées définitivement".

Back
Back of OECD Not Finally Certified seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for back of OECD Not Finally Certified seed tag

The back of the grey tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is grey and reads "O.E.C.D. Seed Scheme." The grey part has dark grey diagonal text "Not finally certified" and 5 left-aligned, black text sections as follows:
Species / Espèce
Variety name / Nom de la Variété
Categorie / Catégorie
Reference number CDN / Numéro de référence
Region of production / Région de production
Both sides of the tag have the CFIA tag number at the bottom.

CFIA/ACIA 5346 - OECD Certified Mixture of Herbage Seed (Green with Black Text)

An OECD Certified Mixture of Herbage Seed tag can be seen as follows:

Front
Front of OECD Certified Mixture of Herbage Seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for front of OECD Certified Mixture of Herbage Seed tag

The front of the green tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is white and reads "Système O.C.D.E. pour les semences". The green part contains the Canada wordmark and corporate signature of the CFIA which reads "Canadian Food Inspection Agency," and "Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments" with a black horizontal line below. Beneath the line are three sections of text as follows:
Name of mixture (if any) / Nom du mélange (le cas échéant)
Species / Espèce
Variety / Variété

Back
Back of OECD Certified Mixture of Herbage Seed tag. Description Follows.
Description for back of OECD Certified Mixture of Herbage Seed tag

The back of the green tag has a black left edge. The text on the black part is white and reads "O.E.C.D. Seed Scheme." The green part has four left-aligned, black text sections as follows:
Seed mixture for / Mélange de semence destiné à
Date sealed / Date scellé
Reference number CDN / Numéro de référence
Net weight / Poids net
Both sides of the tag have the CFIA tag number at the bottom.

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