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Country's Decision or any other Communication
Record information and status
Record ID
40511
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-05 03:28 UTC (michellev@nda.agric.za)
Date of last update
2019-02-11 12:58 UTC (NompumeleloM@daff.gov.za)
Date of publication
2019-02-11 12:58 UTC (NompumeleloM@daff.gov.za)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • South Africa
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Hamilton St, Harvest House Building
Pretoria, 0001
South Africa, P/Bag X973
Phone:+27 12 3196382
Fax:+27 12 3196298
Email:NompumeleloM@daff.gov.za
Url:http://www.daff.gov.za/
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Conditional general release of stacked maize MON810xNK603
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
Was the decision triggered by a request for a transboundary movement of LMOs into the country?
Yes
Exporter’s contact details
Monsanto
Monsanto South Africa (Pty) Ltd
South Africa
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Monsanto
Monsanto South Africa (Pty) Ltd
South Africa
Date on which the decision was communicated to the notifier.
2007-02-14
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) with conditions
Conditions
Stacked maize event MON810xNK603 obtained conditional general release approval in SA on 30 January 2007.  This event may now be used for the following purposes in SA: commercial planting, use as food, feed and for processing.  Import and export permits are still applicable during transboundary movement of this event.  Please take note of the simplified procedure provided for importation of this event.
Reasons
Import and export permits are still applicable during transboundary movement of this event.  Please take note of the simplified procedure provided for importation of this event.
Does the decision involve field trials?
No
Does the decision involve commercial release?
Yes
LMO identification
MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6 - Roundup Ready™ YieldGard™ maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Risk assessment of MON810 x NK603
MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Roundup Ready™ maize
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Decision document
Decision document