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Country's Decision or any other Communication (DEC)

last updated: 12 May 2022
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) 602-1/1/11
08 Jan 2013
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)
  • Decision on import of LMOs (Article 11.4)
  • Decision on domestic use of an LMO, including its placing on the market (Article 11.1)
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
  • - Person: Ms. Leong May May | BCH-CON-MY-260362-1
    Ms. Leong May May
    Regulatory and Stewardship,
    Phone: +60378000280,
    Fax: +60378028415,
    Related Organization
    Du Pont Production Agriscience (M) Sdn. Bhd. ()
    Private sector (business and industry)
    Du Pont Production Agriscience (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. B-3-3, The Ascent Paradigm, No. 1 Jalan SS 7/26A, Kelana Jaya
    Petaling Jaya, Selangor
    47301, Malaysia
    Phone: +60378000280,
    Fax: +60378028415,
Result of the decision
Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) with conditions
1) There shall be clear documentation describing TC1507 Corn 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 TC1507 corn, 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-14841-13 Living Modified Organism DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 - Herculex™ I maize
    Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)), Resistance to herbicides (Glufosinate)
  • BCH-RA-MY-104589-3 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 TC1507 corn for supply or offer to supply
    DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 - Herculex™ I maize | Maize, Corn, MAIZE, Resistance to diseases and pests, Resistance to herbicides
Document on the decision, communication, notification or declaration
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