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Record information and status
Record ID
113282
Status
Published
Date of creation
2018-03-13 00:31 UTC (gillian.colebatch@health.gov.au)
Date of publication
2018-03-13 00:31 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 155 - Commercial release of canola genetically modified for omega-3 oil content (DHA canola)
Date of the decision
2018-02-13
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
Nuseed Pty Ltd
Nuseed
Laverton, Victoria
Australia
Phone:+61 3 9282 1099
Email:corporate.information@au.nufarm.com
Url:Nuseed
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
NS-B5ØØ27-4 - Canola modified to produce docosahexaenoic acid
Nuseed Pty Ltd Changes in quality and/or metabolite content - Lipid and fatty acids Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Risk assessment
DIR 155 Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan
NS-B5ØØ27-4 - DHA canola
Nuseed Pty Ltd

Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
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