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Country's Decision or any other Communication (DEC)

last updated: 30 Aug 2021
Amendment
No
General information
  • - Competent National Authority: BCH-CNA-ZA-115730-1 | BCH-CNA-ZA-115730-1
    Competent National Authority
    Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development ()
    Hamilton, Harvest House building
    Pretoria, 0001
    P/Bag X973, South Africa
    Phone: +27 12 319 6382,
    Fax: +27 12 319 6298,
Conditional general release of maize stack event Bt11 x MR162 x MON89034 x GA21
EN
29 Jul 2021
No
Subject of the decision, notification, communication or declaration
  • Decision on LMOs for direct use as food or feed, or for processing (Article 11, LMOs-FFP)
LMOs for direct use as food or feed, or for processing (LMOs-FFP)
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for processing
No
Result of the decision
Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) with conditions
Import permit is still required for transboundary movement of this event.
The procedure to follow is to complete the application form for importation of a GMO that has obtained general release or commodity clearance under the GMO Act. 

The applicant still needs to comply with any other relevant legislation in South Africa, with particular reference to phytosanitary requirements.

The application form for importation of a GMO that has general release or commodity clearance status in SA is available on the website of the Department of Agriculture at http://www.dalrrd.gov.za/daffweb3/Branches/Agricultural-Production-Health-Food-Safety/Genetic-Resources/Biosafety/Services/Word-Application-Forms
EN
Bt11 x MR162 x MON89034 x GA21 obtained general release under the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Act, 1997 (Act No. 15 of 1997).
EN
LMO identification & risk assessment
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-111519-2 Living Modified Organism SYN-BTØ11-1 x SYN-IR162-4 x MON-89Ø34-3 x MON-ØØØ21-9 - Maize modified for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance
    Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
  • BCH-RA-ZA-116263-1 Risk Assessment generated by a regulatory process Risk assessment for general release of maize stack event Bt11 x MR162 x MON89034 x GA21
    SYN-BTØ11-1 x SYN-IR162-4 x MON-89Ø34-3 x MON-ØØØ21-9 - Maize modified for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
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