South Africa | BCH-DEC-ZA-113757 | Country's Decision or any other Communication | Biosafety Clearing-House

Loading...
  |  
BCH-DEC-ZA-113757-1   |   PDF   |   Print   |  

Country's Decision or any other Communication (DEC)

last updated: 23 Aug 2018
Amendment
No
General Information
Commodity clearance of GA21
EN
18 Oct 2002
Yes
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.daff.gov.za/daffweb3/Branches/Agricultural-Production-Health-Food-Safety/Genetic-Resources/Biosafety/Services/Word-Application-Forms
EN
GA21 obtained commodity clearance under the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Act, 1997 (Act No. 15 of 1997).
EN
LMO identification & risk assessment
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-14794-18 Living Modified Organism MON-ØØØ21-9 - Roundup Ready™ maize
    Monsanto | Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
  • BCH-RA-ZA-113756-1 Risk Assessment generated by a regulatory process Risk assessment of GA21
    MON-ØØØ21-9 - Roundup Ready™ maize | Maize, Corn, MAIZE, Resistance to herbicides
Document on the decision, communication, notification or declaration
Loading...