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Record information and status
Record ID
113214
Status
Published
Date of creation
2018-02-26 05:40 UTC (gillian.colebatch@health.gov.au)
Date of publication
2018-02-26 05:40 UTC (gillian.colebatch@health.gov.au)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Australia
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR)
MDP 54
GPO Box 9848
Canberra, ACT
Australia, 2601
Phone:+61 1800-181-030
Fax:+61 2 6113-8308
Email:ogtr@health.gov.au
Url:http://www.ogtr.gov.au/
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
DIR 157 - Commercial release of cotton genetically modified for insect resistance (COT102)
Date of the decision
2018-02-14
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
  • 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?
Yes
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Syngenta
Syngenta Australia
Sydney
Australia
Phone:+61 1800 067 108
Email:CSR@syngenta.com
Url:Syngenta Australia
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
Does the decision involve field trials?
No
Does the decision involve commercial release?
Yes
LMO identification
SYN-IR1Ø2-7 - VIPCOT™ Cotton
Resistance to antibiotics - Hygromycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
DIR 157 Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan
SYN-IR1Ø2-7 - VIPCOT™ Cotton
Resistance to antibiotics - Hygromycin
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Decision document
Additional Information
Additional Information
This decision encompasses environmental release. Use as human food is assessed separately by Food Standards Australia new Zealand (FSANZ). Information is available from the FSANZ website (http://www.foodstandards.gov.au).
Other relevant website address or attached documents