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National Node of the BCH
Risk Assessment
Record information and status
Record ID
100923
Status
Published
Date of creation
2010-01-07 16:25 UTC (Guy.VAN-DEN-EEDE@ec.europa.eu)
Date of last update
2010-01-07 16:28 UTC (Guy.VAN-DEN-EEDE@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2010-01-07 16:28 UTC (Guy.VAN-DEN-EEDE@ec.europa.eu)

General Information
Country
  • European Union
Title of risk assessment
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion on the placing on the market of the insect-resistant and herbicide-tolerant genetically modified maize 59122xNK603 for food and feed uses, import and processing
Date of the risk assessment
2008-11-25
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the risk assessment
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) GMO Panel
European Food Safety Authority
Largo N. Palli 5/A 

Parma
Italy, 43121
Phone:+39 0521 036566
Email:Elisabeth.Waigmann@efsa.europa.eu
Url:http://www.efsa.europa.eu/
Contact details of the main responsible risk assessor
Mr Per Bergman
Acting Head of Unit
GMO Unit
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
European Food Safety Authority
Largo N. Palli 5/A 
Parma
Italy, 43121
Phone:+39 0521 036 354
Email:Per.Bergman@efsa.europa.eu
Url:European Food Safety Authority
Risk assessment details
Living modified organism
DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Herculex™ RW Rootworm Protection Roundup Ready™ 2 maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
Scope of the risk assessment
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
Methodology and points to consider
LMO detection and identification methods proposed
EU validated detection methods available for maize 59122 and maize NK603 at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdoss.htm
Additional Information
Additional Information
EU validated detection methods available for maize 59122 and maize NK603 at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdoss.htm