National Node of the BCH
Country's Decision or any other Communication
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2013-03-22 17:37 UTC (enrico.ben@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2013-03-26 13:44 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • European Union
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
European Commission - Health and Food Safety Directorate General SANTE
Rue Belliard, B232
Belgium, 1040
Phone:+32 2 29 20485
Url:European Commission - Health and Food Safety Directorate General SANTE
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
COMMISSION DECISION of 31 August 2005 concerning the placing on the market, in accordance with Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of an oilseed rape product (Brassica napus L., GT73 line) genetically modified for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate notified under document number C(2005) 3110)(2005/635/EC)
Date of the decision
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
  • European Union
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
Uses of the LMO(s)
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for processing
Has the decision been taken in the absence of a domestic regulatory framework and in accordance with Article 11.6?
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Monsanto Europe S.A.
Avenue de Tervuren 270-272
Belgium, B-1150
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) with conditions
The product may be put to the same uses as any other oilseed
rape, with the exception of cultivation and uses as or in food,
and may be placed on the market subject to the following

(a) the period of validity of the consent shall be for a period of
10 years starting from the date on which the consent is

(b) the unique identifier of the product shall be MON-00073-7;

(c) without prejudice to Article 25 of Directive 2001/18/EC, the
consent holder shall, whenever requested to do so, make
positive and negative control samples of the product, or
its genetic material, or reference materials available to the
competent authorities;

(d) the words 'This product contains genetically modified
organisms' or 'This product contains genetically modified
GT73 oilseed rape' shall appear either on a label or in a
document accompanying the product, except where other
Community legislation sets a threshold below which such
information is not required;

(e) as long as the product has not been authorised for the
placing on the market for the purpose of cultivation, the
words 'not for cultivation' shall appear either on a label or
in a document accompanying the product.
The consent shall, in accordance with Article 19(3) of Directive
2001/18/EC, explicitly specify the conditions to which the
consent is subject.
LMO identification
MON-ØØØ73-7 - Roundup Ready™ canola
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms on a request from the Commission related to the Notification (Reference C/NL/98/11) for the placing on the market of herbicide-tolerant oilseed rape GT73, for import and processing, under Part C of Directive 2001/18/EC from Monsanto1 (Question N° EFSA-Q-2003-078)
MON-ØØØ73-7 - Roundup Ready™ canola
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Additional Information
Additional Information
EU Detection Method validated by EU-RL GMFF
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