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Country's Decision or any other Communication (DEC)

last updated: 23 Aug 2018
Amendment
No
General information
  • - Competent National Authority: BCH-CNA-ZA-254-4 | BCH-CNA-ZA-254-4
    Competent National Authority
    National Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development ()
    Hamilton St, Harvest House Building
    Pretoria, 0001
    P/Bag X973, South Africa
    Phone: +27 12 3196382,
    Fax: +27 12 3196298,
Commodity clearance of MON87705 x MON87708 x MON89788
EN
07 Jun 2018
No
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
MON87705 x MON87708 x MON89788 obtained commodity clearance under the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Act, 1997 (Act No. 15 of 1997).
EN
LMO identification & risk assessment
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-111515-1 Living Modified Organism MON-877Ø5-6 x MON-877Ø8-9 x MON-89788-1 - Soybeans with modified fatty acid profile and herbicide tolerance
    Changes in quality and/or metabolite content - Lipid and fatty acids Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
  • BCH-RA-ZA-113814-1 Risk Assessment generated by a regulatory process Risk assessment of MON87705 x MON87708 x MON89788
    MON-877Ø5-6 x MON-877Ø8-9 x MON-89788-1 - Soybeans with modified fatty acid profile and herbicide tolerance | Resistance to herbicides, Changes in quality and/or metabolite content
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