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Country's Decision or any other Communication (DEC)

last updated: 03 Aug 2020
General information
  • - Competent National Authority: BCH-CNA-MY-48230-13 | BCH-CNA-MY-48230-13
    Competent National Authority
    Department of Biosafety Malaysia ()
    Ministry of Environment and Water Level 4, Block F11, Complex F Lebuh Perdana Timur, Precinct 1
    62000, Malaysia
    Phone: +603 80917 317,
    Fax: +603-8091 7371,
JBK(S) 602-1/1/9
27 Nov 2012
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
Result of the decision
Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) with conditions
1) There shall be clear documentation describing MON89788 soybean by the exporter which shall be declared to the Customs at the entry points of Malaysia.
2) There shall be clear labeling of the product from importation down to all levels of marketing to state that it is only for the purpose of food, feed and processing and is not to be used as planting material.
3) Should the approved person receive any scientifically proven information that confirms any adverse effect of MON89788 soybean, the National Biosafety Board authority shall be informed immediately.
4) Any spillage (during loading/unloading) shall be collected and cleaned up immediately.
5) Transportation of the consignment from the port of entry to any destination within the country must be in closed containers.
6) A post-monitoring plan should be implemented, whereby the approved person shall submit a yearly report to the National Biosafety Board in compliance with procedures for handling any spillage.
The conditions were imposed so that the product will not be intentionally introduced into the environment (planting). 

LMO identification & risk assessment
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-40284-18 Living Modified Organism MON-89788-1 - Roundup Ready2Yield™ soybean
    Monsanto | Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
  • BCH-RA-MY-104519-4 Risk Assessment generated by a regulatory process Risk Assessment Report of the Genetic Modification Advisory Committee (GMAC) for an Application for Approval for Release of Products of MON 89788 Glyphosate Tolerant Soybean
    MON-89788-1 - Roundup Ready2Yield™ soybean | Soybean, Soya bean, Soya, SOYBN, Resistance to herbicides
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