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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2017-06-15 13:58 UTC (gutemberg.sousa@mctic.gov.br)
Date of publication
2017-08-01 20:17 UTC (dema@itamaraty.gov.br)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Brazil
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
National Technical Biosafety Commission
Setor Policial Sul -SPO Área 5 Quadra 3 Bloco B - Térreo Salas 10 à 14
Brasília, DF
Brazil, CEP - 70610-200
Phone:(5561) 3411-5516
Fax:(5561) 3317-7475
Url:National Technical Biosafety Comission
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Commercial release of genetically modified soybean tolerant to dicamba MON87708 Technical report 5330/17
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
  • Decision on LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment (according Article 10 or domestic regulatory framework)
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?
Was the decision triggered by a request for a transboundary movement of LMOs into the country?
Does the decision apply to transboundary movements of LMO(s) into the country?
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Monsanto do Brasil Ltda
Monsanto do Brasil Ltda
Geraldo Ubirajara Berger

Avenida das Nações Unidas, 12901 - Torre Norte - 7º andar
Sao Paulo, SP
Brazil, 04578-000
Phone:+55(11) 3383-8356
Fax:+55(11) 3383-8102 ; +55 (61) 3245-2523
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
Does the decision involve field trials?
Does the decision involve commercial release?
LMO identification
MON-877Ø8-9 - Dicamba Tolerant Soybean
Resistance to herbicides
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Risk assessment of genetically modified soybean tolerant to dicamba MON87708.
MON-877Ø8-9 - Dicamba Tolerant Soybean
Resistance to herbicides
Decision document
Decision document