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Record information and status
Record ID
103281
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-04-10 09:11 UTC (johnny@nre.gov.my)
Date of last update
2012-04-10 09:11 UTC (johnny@nre.gov.my)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Malaysia
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
Malaysian Department of Biosafety
Level 1, Podium 2, Wisma Sumber Asli
No. 25, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4
Putrajaya, Federal Territory
Malaysia, 62574
Phone:+603 8886 1746 / 1579
Fax:+603-8889 5604
Email:biosafety@nre.gov.my,letchu@nre.gov.my
Url:Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, MALAYSIA,Department of Biosafety Malaysia
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
JBK(S) 602-1/1/7
Date of the decision
2012-03-28
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
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
Exporter’s contact details
Ms Mei Choo Ho
Regulatory Manager
Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
T1-14, Jaya 33
No. 3 Jalan Semangat
Seksyen 13
Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Malaysia, 46200
Phone:+603 62093128
Email:meichoo.ho@bayer.com
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Ms Mei Choo Ho
Regulatory Manager
Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
T1-14, Jaya 33
No. 3 Jalan Semangat
Seksyen 13
Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Malaysia, 46200
Phone:+603 62093128
Email:meichoo.ho@bayer.com
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) with conditions
Conditions
1) Any spillage (during storage and loading/unloading activities) shall be collected and cleaned up immediately with strict adherence to the Genetic Modification Advisory Committee (GMAC)-approved Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
2) Transportation of the consignment from the port of entry to any destination within the country shall be in closed containers.
3) A post-monitoring plan shall be implemented, whereby the approved person shall submit a yearly report to the National Biosafety Board in compliance with procedures for handling any spillage.
4) Should the approved person receive any scientifically proven information that confirms any adverse effect of A2704-12 soybean, the National Biosafety Board authority shall be informed immediately.
5) There shall be clear labeling of the product from importation down to all levels of marketing stating that it is only for the purpose of food, feed and processing and is not to be used as planting material.
Reasons
The conditions were imposed so that the product will not be intentionally introduced into the environment (planting).
LMO identification
ACS-GMØØ5-3 - Herbicide-tolerant soybean
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Risk assessment
Risk Assessment Report of the Genetic Modification Advisory Committee (GMAC) for an Application for Approval for Release of Products of A2704-12 Soybean
ACS-GMØØ5-3 - Herbicide-tolerant soybean
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Decision document

   
   
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