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Risk Assessment
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2011-12-07 16:19 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of last update
2020-07-21 11:32 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of publication
2020-07-21 13:31 UTC (nina.opitz@bmel.bund.de)

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General Information
  • Germany
Title of risk assessment
6786-01-0179 (adv. 42010.0179); Summary of the risk assessment of a deliberate release (field trial) of genetically modified maize (Zea mays) 59122x1507xNK603, issued by the German Competent Authority
Date of the risk assessment
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the risk assessment
Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety
Mauerstrasse 39-42
Germany, 10117
Url:http://www.biosafety-bch.de (english language),BVL Homepage (English)
Contact details of the main responsible risk assessor
Pioneer Hi-Bred Northern Europe Sales Division GmbH
Pioneer Hi-Bred Northern Europe Sales Division GmbH
Apensener Str. 198
Germany, 21614
Phone:+49 4161 737-0
Fax:+49 4161 737-100
Url:Pioneer Hi-Bred Germany
Risk assessment details
Living modified organism
DAS-59122-7 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Herculex XTRA™ Roundup Ready™ 2 maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
Scope of the risk assessment
Methodology and points to consider
Potential adverse effects identified in the risk assessment
The execution of this field trial is not expected to have a negative impact on human or animal health, or on the environment.
Estimation of the overall risk
Adverse effects on human or animal health or in the environment are not expected.
Receiving environment(s) considered
4 field sites in Germany, for details refer to the German LMO/GMO location register ( https://apps2.bvl.bund.de/stareg_web/localeSwitch.do?language=en&page=/showflaechen.do?)
LMO detection and identification methods proposed
PCR-based methods, event-specific for 59122, 1507 and NK603, submitted with a notification for placing on the market under Regulation (EU) Nr. 1829/2003, available at: http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdoss.htm
Additional Information
Additional Information
An English summary of the notification including the risk assessment of the notifier is available at the EU WebSNIF internet-page of Joint Research Centre under notification number B/DE/06/179 (see below).

This LMO is authorised for import and placing on the market in the EU as food, feed and processing purposes. Further information is available at the internet-page of the European Commission (http://ec.europa.eu/food/dyna/gm_register/index_en.cfm).
Pioneer Hi-Bred submitted an application for cultivation of this LMO in the EU ( http://registerofquestions.efsa.europa.eu/roqFrontend/?wicket:interface=:1:3:::).

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