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Country's Decision or any other Communication
Record information and status
Record ID
40515
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-05 03:31 UTC (michellev@nda.agric.za)
Date of last update
2019-02-11 13:12 UTC (NompumeleloM@daff.gov.za)
Date of publication
2019-02-11 13:12 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 BGRR cotton
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
Apply for the importation or exportation of the (applicable event) event in the prescribed manner
Reasons
Any event having conditional general release approval will be subject to a permit issued under the GMO Act.
Does the decision involve field trials?
No
Does the decision involve commercial release?
Yes
LMO identification
MON-ØØ531-6 x MON-Ø1445-2 - Roundup Ready™ Bollgard™ Cotton
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin, Streptomycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
conditional general release of MON15985 x MON88913
MON-88913-8 x MON-15985-7 - Roundup Ready™ Flex™ Bollgard II™ cotton
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin, Streptomycin
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Decision document
Decision document
Additional Information
Additional Information
Conditional general release approval was granted for stacked BGRR cotton on 13 October 2005.  This event is now authorised for the following purposes in SA: commercial planting, food, feed or processing.  Import and export permits are still required for transboundary movement of this event.  Please take note the simplified procedure for importation of this event.