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NK603 x MON810

ID-Number  MON-63-6 X MON-81-6
International ISAAA: NK603 x MON 810
Trait  Insect resistance, Herbicide tolerance
Valid authorisation
Company Monsanto
presented in United Kingdom
Date 10/06/2004
Legislation Regulation 1829/2003 on genetically modified Food and Feed
Scope of application Food and Feed
GM plant Brief description
  Summary of application
EFSA opinion Scientific report of the EFSA for the safety assessment on October 13th, 2005 by GMO-Panel. Conclusion: NK603xMON810 is safe as conventional maize.

Brief description

EFSA: Scientific Opinion

Standing Commitee Coordination: No qualified majority (08/06/2007)
Council of Ministers Coordination: No qualified majority (26/09/2006)
Current status Use as food and feed were approved by decision of the EU commission on October 24th, 2007.

Commission Decision

Conditions or restrictions Labelling 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.

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Authorisation expiration date October 23rd, 2017
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