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MS8 x RS3

ID-Number  ACS-BNØØ5-8 x ACS-BNØØ3-6
International ISAAA: MS8 x RF3
Trait  Male sterility, Herbicide tolerance
Valid authorisation
Company Bayer CropScience
Presented in Belgium
Date 23/06/2010
Legislation Application according to regulation 1829/2003 on genetically modified food and feed.
Scope of notification Use as food with the exception of processed oil.
GM plant Brief description
  Summary of application
EFSA opinion Scientific report of EFSA`s safety assessment dated September 6, 2012. Conclusion: Rapeseed MS8 x RF3 is as safe as conventional rapeseed.

Scientific opinion

Standing Committee Coordination: No qualified majority (26/04/2013)
Appeal Committee Coordination: No qualified majority (27/05/2013)
EU Commission Approved by decision ofthe EU Commission on June 25, 2013.

Commission Decision

Conditions or restrictions Labelling and traceability: according to legal regulations.

Monitoring of environmental impacts: annual report to the commission.

Detection methods for MS8 and RF3 available and validated .

European Union Reference Laboratory for GM Food and Feed

Authorisation expiration date 24/06/2023


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