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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2007-08-09 10:07 UTC (mariakara@moew.government.bg)
Date of last update
2019-08-01 12:19 UTC (ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg)
Date of publication
2019-08-01 12:19 UTC (ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg)

General Information
  • Bulgaria
  • Bulgaria
Title of document
Ordinance on the deliberate release and placing on the market of GMOs
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Human and/or Animal Health
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • Risk assessment and management
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The Ordinance on the deliberate release and placing on the market of GMOs regulates:
1. the information contained in the technical file of the application for release of GMOs into the environment;
2. information on the results of the release of GMO into the environment with respect to the risks to human health and the environment;
3. the information in the applications for placing of GMOs on the market and requirements to the monitoring plan;
4. the traceability rules for GMOs marketed as products or ingredient of products;
5. the minimum content of GMOs to which the rules on labeling do not apply;
6. the information o be included in the public electronic registers under Articles 57 and 69
of Genetically Modified Organisms Act;
7. the rules for withdrawal from the market and destruction of GMOs or of products that consist of or contain GMOs.
Date of entry into force
Document details
Document text
Тhe version uploaded is current as of 1 August 2019.
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry of Environment and Water
22 Maria Louisa Blvd
Bulgaria, 1000
Phone:+3592 940 6123
Fax:+3592 940 6127
Url:Bulgarian Biodiversity Portal,Ministry of Environment and Water
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forests
55 Hristo Botev Blvd
Bulgaria, 1040
Phone:+359 2 985 11 306
Fax:+359 2 980 18 62
Url:Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forests