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Date of creation
2010-05-07 10:20 UTC (michael.eckerstorfer@umweltbundesamt.at)
Date of last update
2018-06-15 10:57 UTC (anita.greiter@umweltbundesamt.at)
Date of publication
2018-06-15 10:57 UTC (anita.greiter@umweltbundesamt.at)

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Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Austria
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection
Radetzkystrasse 2
Austria, 1030
Phone:+43 1 71100-644486
Url:Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Ordinance prohibiting the cultivation of GM-Potato EH92-527-1 in Austria
Date of the decision
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
  • Notification that domestic regulations shall apply with respect to specific imports of LMOs (Article 14.4)
LMO identification
BPS-25271-9 - Amflora™Potato
altered carbohydrate composition: increased amylopectin content Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin
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Additional Information
Additional Information
The safeguard measure for GM potato EH92-527-1(BPS-25271-9) was introduced in Austria on April 27th 2010 by ordinance of the Austrian Minister of Health. It prohibits the placing on the market of GM potato EH92-527-1(BPS-25271-9) for cultivation in Austria.
According to the ordinance the safeguard measure will expire by December 1st 2012. In 2012 it was renewed for three years