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Country's Decision or any other Communication (DEC)

last updated: 26 Jun 2014
Amendment
No
General Information
PERMIT N1 ON RELEASE OF THE NON-PATHOGENIC ORGANISMS INTO THE ENVIRONMEENT
EN
16 Jun 2014
No
Subject of the decision, notification, communication or declaration
  • Decision on LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment (according to Article 10 or domestic regulatory framework)
LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment
No
No
Yes
No
No
Result of the decision
Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) with conditions
Field trial of the genetically modified potato (insertion of Cry3aM gene) with preventive conditions of possible adverse post-effects of that release: 1) to conduct the twenty-four hour control with tracking video camera-recorders and sound alarm; 2) to prevent trespassing for animals and strangers/unauthorized persons; all overground parts of the plants shoud be destroyed with fire in the cremator when the vegetative season is finished, plant tubers should be extracted from the soil and used only for research; the field should be ploughed; 4) to monitor fauna and flora in 300 meters along perimeter of the trial field.
EN
First release of the GMO into the environment should be under the strong control to prevent any possible adverse effects
EN
LMO identification & risk assessment
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-105659-1 Living Modified Organism Potato Modified for insect resistance
    SSI "Institute of Genetics and Cytology at NAS Belarus" | Resistance to antibiotics (Kanamycin), Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Coleoptera (beetles), Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata))
  • BCH-RA-BY-105663-1 Risk Assessment generated by a regulatory process Risk assessment of nonpatogenic potato (Solanum tuberosum, var. Skarb/ 38-4)
    Potato Modified for insect resistance | Potato, SOLTU, Resistance to diseases and pests, Resistance to antibiotics
Document on the decision, communication, notification or declaration
Additional Information
A file of the courtesy translation from Russian into English of the Permit No.1 to release of non-pathogenic genetically engineered organisms into the environment is attached.
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