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Record information and status
Record ID
101209
Status
Published
Date of creation
2010-06-01 11:55 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of last update
2017-05-22 10:04 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of publication
2017-07-13 15:36 UTC (ursula.monnerjahn@bmel.bund.de)

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General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Germany
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety
Mauerstrasse 39-42
Berlin
Germany, 10117
Phone:+49-(0)3018-445-6500
Fax:+49-(0)3018-445-6099
Email:german_bch@bvl.bund.de
Url:http://www.biosafety-bch.de (english language),BVL Homepage (English)
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
6786-01-0190 (adv. 42010-0190); Decision regarding the risk assessment of a deliberate release (field trial) of genetically modified maize (Zea mays) 98140 (DP-098140-6), issued by the German Competent Authority
Date of the decision
2008-04-21
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Jurisdiction
  • Germany
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
No
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
  • Decision on LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment (according Article 10 or domestic regulatory framework)
Was the decision triggered by a request for a transboundary movement of LMOs into the country?
No
Does the decision apply to transboundary movements of LMO(s) into the country?
No
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Pioneer Hi-Bred Northern Europe Sales Division GmbH
Pioneer Hi-Bred Northern Europe Sales Division GmbH
Apensener Str. 198
Buxtehude
Germany, 21614
Phone:+49 4161 737-0
Fax:+49 4161 737-100
Email:piode@pioneer.com
Url:Pioneer Hi-Bred Germany
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) with conditions
Conditions
some confinement measures:
• 4 maize rows border row
• 200 m isolation distance to maize fields used for food and/or feed
• 300 m isolation distance to maize fields of organic cultivation
• machines in contact with LMO must be cleaned after use
• fertile plant material must be carried in closed and clearly marked repositories
• remaining fertile plant material must be destroyed. Remnants may be chopped and plowed under on the release site, or used in biogas plants
• control of release site and surrounding area for volunteers 1 year after end of experiments, volunteers have to be destroyed
note: not for food or feed purposes
Reasons
to comply with requirements of Directive 2001/18/EC, Gentechnikgesetz [German Gene Technology Act]:
reduce possibility of GMO spread to surrounding fields of the same crop species.
Does the decision involve field trials?
Yes
Does the decision involve commercial release?
No
LMO identification
DP-Ø9814Ø-6 - Optimum™ GAT™ maize
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate, Sulfonylurea
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
6786-01-0190 (adv. 42010-0190); Summary of the risk assessment of a deliberate release (field trial) of genetically modified maize 98140 (DP-Ø9814Ø-6) issued by the German Competent Authority
DP-Ø9814Ø-6 - Optimum™ GAT™ maize
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate, Sulfonylurea
Additional Information
Additional Information
type of decision: field trial
LMO: DP-Ø9814Ø-6
legal basis: Directive 2001/18/EC, Gentechnikgesetz [German Gene Technology Act]
scope: test of field performance of LMO
authorization valid from 21 April 2008 to 31 December 2011
locations: experimental fields located in 5 different villages in Germany; for details see German LMO/GMO location register ( http://apps2.bvl.bund.de/stareg_web/localeSwitch.do?language=en&page=/showflaechen.do?).
size: 12.000 m²/site/year
app. 120.000 LMO/site/year (10 plants/m²)

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