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National Node of the BCH
Risk Assessment
Record information and status
Record ID
100925
Status
Published
Date of creation
2010-01-07 16:47 UTC (Guy.VAN-DEN-EEDE@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2010-01-07 16:47 UTC (Guy.VAN-DEN-EEDE@ec.europa.eu)

General Information
Country
  • European Union
Title of risk assessment
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Opinion for the placing on the market of insect-resistant genetically modified maize MIR604 event, for food and feed uses, import and processing
Date of the risk assessment
2009-07-21
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
SYN-IR6Ø4-5 - Agrisure™ RW Rootworm-Protected maize
Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) - Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera) Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
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 method available for maize MIR604 at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdoss.htm
Additional Information
Additional Information
EU validated detection method available for maize MIR604 at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdoss.htm