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Record information and status
Record ID
108056
Status
Published
Date of creation
2015-05-28 12:43 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)
Date of last update
2015-06-05 18:38 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2015-06-05 18:38 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)

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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 IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/685 of 24 April 2015 authorising the placing on the market of genetically modified cotton MON 15985 (MON-15985-7) and renewing the authorisation for existing genetically modified cotton MON 15985 (MON-15985-7) products 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-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)
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
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
Decision document
Additional Information
Additional Information
EN
Detection method for cotton MON15985 validated by the European Union Reference Laboratory for GM Food and Feed (EURL GMFF)