HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically Modified Organisms

SYN-ØØØ98-3

Community register of GM food and feed.

Event MZIR098
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 http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdossiers.aspx
Reference material Reference Material: AOCS 1114-B2 is accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) at https://www.aocs.org/crm.
Unique identifier SYN-ØØØ98-3
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol To be provided later
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
thority: https://doi.org/10.2903/j.efsa.2020.6171