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Country's Decision or any other Communication
Record information and status
Record ID
6838
Status
Published
Date of creation
2004-10-08 10:05 UTC (US-BCH/329)
Date of last update
2018-12-19 15:59 UTC (SchmidtWD1@state.gov)
Date of publication
2018-12-19 15:59 UTC (SchmidtWD1@state.gov)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • United States of America
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA, APHIS, BRS
4700 River Road, Unit 133
Riverdale, MD
USA, 20737-1236
Email:usbiotechregs@aphis.usda.gov
Url:www.aphis.usda.gov
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Vector Tobacco- Reduced Nicotine/Vector 21-41
Date of the decision
2002-12-04
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Jurisdiction
  • United States of America
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)
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?
No
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
Vector
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
Does the decision involve field trials?
Yes
LMO identification
Tobacco modified for reduced nicotine levels
Reduced nicotine content Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin
Risk assessment
Vector Tobacco - Reduced Nicotine/Vector 21-41
Tobacco modified for reduced nicotine levels
Reduced nicotine content
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin
Decision document