Genetically Modified Organisms
Community register of GM food and feed.
|Authorisation holder Name||Syngenta Crop Protection AG|
|Authorisation holder Address||Rosentalstrasse 67,
CH-4058 Basel, Switzerland
Represented in the Union by: Syngenta Crop Protection NV/SA, Avenue Louise, 489, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
|Products||(1) foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of or produced from genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØ98-3;
(2) feed containing, consisting of or produced from genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØ98-3;
(3) products containing or consisting of genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØ98-3 for uses other than those provided for in points (1) and (2), with the exception of cultivation.
|Designation||The genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØ98-3 expresses the ecry3.1Ab gene and the mcry3A gene, which confer protection against certain coleopteran pests and the pat gene, which confers tolerance to glufosinate-ammonium based herbicides.|
|Labelling||For the purposes of the labelling requirements laid down in Article 13(1) and Article 25(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, and in Article 4(6) of Regulation (EC) No 1830/2003, the 'name of the organism' shall be 'maize';
The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in the accompanying documents of the products containing or consisting of SYN-ØØØ98-3 maize, with the exception of foods and food ingredients.
|Method for detection||- Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for detection of the genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØ98-3.
- Validated by the EU Reference Laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at https://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/method-validations
|Reference material||Reference Material: AOCS 1114-B2 is accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) at https://www.aocs.org/crm.|
|Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol||https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=116343|
|Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market||Not required|
|Post-market monitoring requirements||Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC|
|Date of authorisation||18/08/2021|
|Legal base||Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1390 of 17 August 2021|
|Authorisation expiration date||17/07/2031|
|Further information on risk assessment||Opinion of the European Food Safety Au