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Risk Assessment
Record information and status
Record ID
109794
Status
Published
Date of creation
2016-03-14 04:29 UTC (anita@nre.gov.my)
Date of publication
2016-03-14 04:29 UTC (anita@nre.gov.my)

General Information
Country
  • Malaysia
Title of risk assessment
RISK ASSESSMENT REPORT OF THE GENETIC MODIFICATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (GMAC) FOR AN APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL FOR RELEASE OF PRODUCTS OF EVENT 5307 CORN FOR SUPPLY OR OFFER TO SUPPLY
Date of the risk assessment
2016-01-20
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the risk assessment
Department of Biosafety Malaysia
Ministry of Environment and Water
Level 4, Block F11, Complex F
Lebuh Perdana Timur, Precinct 1
Putrajaya
Malaysia, 62000
Phone:+603 8886 1579,+603 8886 1746
Fax:+603-8890 4935
Email:dob@biosafety.gov.my
Url:Department of Biosafety Malaysia
Contact details of the main responsible risk assessor
Dato' Letchumanan Ramatha
Expert Member of National Biosafety Board (Retired)
Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources Malaysia (KATS)
Asia Retreat Centre, Brahma Kumaris Malaysia,
Jalan BK1, Jalan Selangor Dredging
Dengkil, Selangor
Malaysia, 43800
Phone:+60 322822310
Email:bkletchu@yahoo.com
Risk assessment details
Living modified organism
SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 - Agrisure® Duracade™ Maize
Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) - Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera), Northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi) Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Scope of the risk assessment
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
Methodology and points to consider
Potential adverse effects identified in the risk assessment
Please refer to the Risk Assessment Report
Likelihood that the potential adverse effects will be realized
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Possible consequences:
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Estimation of the overall risk
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Recommendation(s)
GMAC has conducted a thorough evaluation of the application for approval for importation for release [sale/placing on the market for direct use as food, feed and for processing (FFP)] of a product of a Living Modified Organism rootworm-resistant Event 5307 corn and has determined that the release of this product does not endanger biological diversity or human, animal and plant health. GMAC recommends that the proposed application for release be APPROVED WITH TERMS AND CONDITIONS as listed in section IV - Proposed Terms and Conditions for Certificate of Approval.
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