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Record information and status
Record ID
116133
Status
Published
Date of creation
2021-06-22 01:43 UTC (gillian.colebatch@health.gov.au)
Date of publication
2021-06-22 01:43 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
Email:ogtr@health.gov.au
Url:http://www.ogtr.gov.au/
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
DIR 175 - Commercial release of canola (Brassica napus) genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and a hybrid breeding system (MS11)
Date of the decision
2021-05-12
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
  • 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?
No
Does the decision apply to transboundary movements of LMO(s) into the country?
Yes
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
BASF
BASF Australia Ltd
Melbourne
Australia
Phone:61 3 8855 6600
Email:reception-au@basf.com
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) without conditions
Does the decision involve field trials?
No
Does the decision involve commercial release?
Yes
LMO identification
BCS-BNØ12-7 - Male Sterile/ Fertility Restored Herbicide Tolerant Canola
Changes in physiology and/or production - Reproduction - Male sterility Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Risk assessment
DIR 175 Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan
BCS-BNØ12-7 - Male Sterile/ Fertility Restored Herbicide Tolerant Canola
Changes in physiology and/or production - Reproduction - Male sterility
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)