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Record information and status
Record ID
112245
Status
Published
Date of creation
2017-07-13 14:23 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2017-07-13 14:23 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)

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
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/1207 of 4 July 2017 renewing the authorisation for the placing on the market of genetically modified maize MON 810 (MON-ØØ81Ø-6) products pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council
Date of the decision
2017-07-04
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-ØØ81Ø-6 - YieldGard™ maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion on the safety of genetically modified insect resistant maize MON810 for food and feed uses, including seeds for cultivation
MON-ØØ81Ø-6 - YieldGard™ maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Additional Information
Additional Information
The renewal authorisation does not cover cultivation and pollen which is under the scope of Commission Implementing Decision 2013/649.

An event-specific method for the quantitation of maize MON 810 by means of real-time PCR has been validated in a collaborative trial by the Germany Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and verified by the European Union Reference Laboratory for GM Food and Feed (EURL GMFF) at the Joint Research Centre
(JRC) of the European Commission (EC). The detection method is available at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/StatusOfDossiers.aspx.