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NK603 x MON810


Maize
ID-Number  MON-63-6 X MON-81-6
International AGBIOS: NK603 x MON 810
Scope
Trait  Insect resistance, Herbicide tolerance
Status
Valid authorisation
Application
CompanyMonsanto
Presented inUnited Kingdom
Date10/06/2004
LegislationRegulation 1829/2003 on genetically modified Food and Feed
Scope of applicationFood and Feed
GM plant Brief description
  Summary of application
Assessment
Current statusScientific safety assessment completed.
EFSA opinionScientific report of EFSA's safety assessment dated October 13, 2005 by GMO-Panel.

A final statement from EFSA is available. Conclusion: NK603xMON810 is as safe as conventional maize.

Brief description

EFSA: Scientific Opinion

Decision
Standing CommitteeCoordination: No qualified majority (08/06/2007)
Council of MinistersCoordination: No qualified majority (26/09/2006)
Current statusUse as food and feed were approved by decision of the EU commission on October 24, 2007.

Commission Decision

Conditions or restrictionsLabelling and traceability: According to legal regulations

In the accompanying documents of products that contain GA21 corn, the words "not for cultivation" have to be mentioned.

Monitoring according regulation 2001/18/EC; annual report to the Commission.

Method of detection available and validated.

Community Reference Laboratory for GM Food and Feed

Authorisation expiration dateOctober 23, 2017
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