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Record information and status
Record ID
100926
Status
Published
Date of creation
2010-01-07 17:02 UTC (Guy.VAN-DEN-EEDE@ec.europa.eu)
Date of last update
2010-01-07 17:02 UTC (bch@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2011-06-30 20:51 UTC (bch@cbd.int)

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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
EN
Commission Decision 2009/866/EC authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize MIR604
Date of the decision
2009-11-30
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
Syngenta Seeds S.A.S.
Chemin de l'Hobit 12, BP 27
Saint-Sauveur
France, F-31790
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
LMO identification
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)
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
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
Additional Information
Additional Information
EN
EU validated detection method available at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdoss.htm