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National Node of the BCH
Risk Assessment
Record information and status
Record ID
108055
Status
Published
Date of creation
2015-05-28 08:57 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2015-05-28 08:57 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)

General Information
Country
  • European Union
Title of risk assessment
Scientific Opinion on applications (EFSA-GMO-UK-2008-57 and EFSA-GMO-RX-MON15985) for the placing on the market of insect-resistant genetically modified cotton MON 15985 for food and feed uses, import and processing1, and for the renewal of authorisation of existing products produced from cotton MON 159852, both under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto
Date of the risk assessment
2014-07-02
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/
Risk assessment details
Living modified organism
MON-15985-7 - Bollgard II™ cotton
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin, Streptomycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) 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 at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/StatusOfDossiers.aspx
Additional Information
Additional Information
EU validated detection method for cotton MON15985