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ID-Number  MON-ōō81ō-6
International AGBIOS: MON 810
Trait  Insect resistance
Notified as "existing product"
Presented inFrance
LegislationThe application was submitted to earlier directive 90/220, and according to the Novel Food regulation (258/97).

Valid license transfer, according to the valid regulation (notified as an "existing product").

Scope of notificationCultivation in the EU;
Food and food additives;
Feed and feed additives
GM plant Brief description
StatusExamination of the licensing requirement on the basis of the notification.
SCP opinionStatement of the scientific committee for plants (SCP) on February 10, 1998 in the context of the licensing method according to the release directive (90/220)

Conclusion: MON810-maize is as safe as conventional maize.

Brief description

Opinion SCP

StatusAuthorised by decision of the EU commission on April 22, 1998

Commission decsion

Notification: 18/04/2005

Conditions or restrictionsLabelling and traceability: According to legal regulations

Post-market monitoring: Not appropriate.

Method of detection; the full method reports will be made available after authorisation process has been completed.

Community Reference Laboratory for GM food and feed

Authorization expiration date18/04/2007

Authorisation has expired. An application for renewal has been filed and includes products of MON810. These products are marketable.



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