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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2018-01-31 17:39 UTC (gutemberg.sousa@mctic.gov.br)
Date of publication
2018-06-15 13:40 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 maize MIR162xNK603 - Technical Report 4409/15
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
Msc Goran Kuhar Jezovsek
Gerente de Regulamentação e Registros
Regulamentação e Registro
Du Pont do Brasil S.A. (Du Pont - Divisão Pioneer Sementes)
Du Pont do Brasil S.A. - Divisão Pioneer Sementes
Endereço: SGAS 902 Lt 74 Cj B Sala 221 a 224
Bloco A - Ed. Athenas - Asa Sul
Brasília, Distrito Federal
Brazil, 70390-020
Phone:55 - 61 - 21039111
Fax:55 - 61 -21039111
Url:Pioneer Sementes
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
SYN-IR162-4 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize
Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Risk assessment of maize hybrids selected by conventional crossing resulting from the combination of events technically approved by CTNBio - TC15Ø7 x MON81Ø x MIR162 x MON6Ø3 - Technical Report 4409/2015
DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6 x SYN-IR162-4 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Herbicide tolerant, insect resistant corn
Mannose tolerance
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate
Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Decision document
Decision document