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Country's Decision or any other Communication (DEC)

last updated: 31 Aug 2022
Amendment
No
General Information
Conditional commodity clearance of maize 3272 x Bt11 x MIR162 x MIR604 x TC1507 x 5307 x GA21
EN
19 May 2022
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)
  • Decision on import of LMOs (Article 11.4)
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
BCH Conditions for commodity clearance applications 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.dalrrd.gov.za/daffweb3/Branches/Agricultural-Production-Health-Food-Safety/Genetic-Resources/Biosafety/Services/Word-Application-Forms
EN
3272 x Bt11 x MIR162 x MIR604 x TC1507 x 5307 x 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-106346-2 Living Modified Organism SYN-E3272-5 × SYN-BTØ11-1 × SYN-IR6Ø4-5 × DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 × SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 × MON-ØØØ21-9 - Modified thermostable alpha-amylase, insect-resistant, herbicide-tolerant maize
    Syngenta Seeds GmbH | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Coleoptera (beetles), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)), Resistance to herbicides (Glufosinate, Glyphosate), Selectable marker genes and reporter genes, Use in industrial applications (Biofuel production)
  • BCH-RA-ZA-261518-1 Risk Assessment generated by a regulatory process Risk assessment for commodity clearance of maize stack event 3272 x Bt11 x MIR162 x MIR604 x TC1507 x 5307 x GA21
    SYN-E3272-5 x SYN-BTØ11-1 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 x MON-ØØØ21-9 - Modified thermostable alpha-amylase, insect-resistant, herbicide-tolerant maize | Maize, Corn, MAIZE, Resistance to diseases and pests, Resistance to herbicides, Use in industrial applications, Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Document on the decision, communication, notification or declaration
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