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Record ID
Date of creation
2020-10-30 01:30 UTC (gillian.colebatch@health.gov.au)
Date of publication
2020-10-30 01:30 UTC (gillian.colebatch@health.gov.au)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Australia
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR)
MDP 54
GPO Box 9848
Canberra, ACT
Australia, 2601
Phone:+61 1800-181-030
Fax:+61 2 6113-8308
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
DIR 173 - Commercial release of cotton genetically modified for herbicide tolerance (MON 88701)
Date of the decision
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
  • Decision on LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment (according to Article 10 or domestic regulatory framework)
Was the decision triggered by a request for a transboundary movement of LMOs into the country?
Does the decision apply to transboundary movements of LMO(s) into the country?
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Regulatory Affairs
Monsanto Australia
PO Box 6051
St Kilda Road Central, VIC
Australia, 8008
Phone:+61 3 9522 7122
Url:Monsanto Australia
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) without conditions
Does the decision involve field trials?
Does the decision involve commercial release?
LMO identification
MON-887Ø1-3 - Dicamba and Glufosinate Tolerant Cotton
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Risk assessment
DIR 173 Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan
MON-887Ø1-3 - Dicamba and Glufosinate Tolerant Cotton
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Decision document
Additional Information
Additional Information
This decision encompasses environmental release. Use as human food is assessed separately by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). Information is available from the FSANZ website (http://www.foodstandards.gov.au).
Other relevant website address or attached documents