Complaint #IRMA-2024-002

Respondent(s) IRMA
Complainant Earthworks
Mine Site Salar de Atacama, “Salar Plant”
Operating Company Albemarle
Country Chile
Region/District/Province San Pedro de Atacama
Summary Raises questions about how the certification body assessed conformity with FPIC and how evidence was weighed and assessed in reaching audit findings.
Supporting Documents Complaint letter


  • 29 April 2024: Complaint published on IRMA website
  • 23 April 2024: Date accepted
  • 16 April 2024: Complaint submitted
  • 20 June 2023: Albemarle Salar de Atacama audit released