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National Node of the BCH
Country's Decision or any other Communication
Record information and status
Record ID
108075
Status
Published
Date of creation
2015-06-03 11:23 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2015-06-03 11:23 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
Brussels
Belgium, 1040
Phone:+32 2 2962362
Fax:+32 2 2964736
Email:chantal.bruetschy@ec.europa.eu
Url:European Commission - Health and Food Safety Directorate General SANTE
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/683 of 24 April 2015 authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize MON 87460 (MON 8746Ø-4) pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council
Date of the decision
2015-04-24
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Jurisdiction
  • European Union
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
No
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
Uses of the LMO(s)
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • 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?
No
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Monsanto Europe S.A.
Avenue de Tervuren 270-272
Brussels
Belgium, B-1150
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
LMO identification
MON-8746Ø-4 - Droughtgard™ Maize
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin Tolerance to abiotic stress - Cold / Heat, Drought
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Scientific Opinion on an application (EFSA-GMO-NL-2009-70) for the placing on the market of genetically modified drought tolerant maize MON 87460 for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto1
MON-8746Ø-4 - Droughtgard™ Maize
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin
Tolerance to abiotic stress - Cold / Heat, Drought
Additional Information
Additional Information
EU detection method for maize MON87460 validated by the European Union Reference Laboratory for GM Food and Feed (EURL GMFF)