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Record information and status
Record ID
46409
Status
Published
Date of creation
2008-08-19 21:34 UTC (bch@env.go.jp)
Date of last update
2011-02-21 13:27 UTC (bch@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2011-06-30 20:10 UTC (bch@cbd.int)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Japan
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
The Ministry of the Environment of Japan
1-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo
Japan, 100-8975
Phone:+81 3 5521 8344
Fax:+81 3 3581 7090
Email:bch@env.go.jp
Url:http://www.env.go.jp/
The Ministry of Agriculture,Forestry and Fisheries of Japan
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Phone:+81-3-6744-2102
Fax:+81-3-3580-8592
Url:http://www.maff.go.jp/
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Approval of Type 1 Use Regulations 
Date of the decision
2008-08-18
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 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
Syngenta Japan K.K.
401-2, Mukounodai, Takatsuhara, Tako-machi,
Katori-gun, Chiba
Japan, 289-2304
Url:http://www.syngentaseeds.co.jp/
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
Does the decision involve field trials?
No
Does the decision involve commercial release?
Yes
LMO identification
SYN-BTØ11-1 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5 - Agrisure™ CB/LL/RW maize
Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) - Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Bt11×MIR604
SYN-BTØ11-1 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5 - Agrisure™ CB/LL/RW maize
Mannose tolerance
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) - Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Decision document