HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically Modified Organisms

ACS-BNØØ8-2

Community register of GM food and feed.

Event T45
Authorisation holder Name BASF Agricultural Solutions Seed US LLC Represented by BASF SE
Authorisation holder Address BASF Agricultural Solutions Seed US LLC, 100 Park Avenue, Florham Park, New Jersey 07932, United States of America, represented by BASF SE, Carl-Bosch-Str. 38, D-67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
Products (1) foods and food ingredients containing or produced from genetically modified oilseed rape ACS-BNØØ8-2;
(2) feed containing or produced from genetically modified oilseed rape ACS-BNØØ8-2;
(3) products containing genetically modified oilseed rape ACS-BNØØ8-2 for uses other than those provided in points (1) and (2), with the exception of cultivation

The scope of this decision is restricted to a maximal level of 0.9% of presence of T45 oilseed rape in food and feed.
Designation The genetically modified oilseed rape ACS-BNØØ8-2 expresses the pat gene which confers tolerance to glufosinate-ammonium based herbicides.
Labelling The scope of this decision is restricted to a maximal level of 0.9% of presence of T45 oilseed rape in food and feed. General traceability and labelling requirements do not apply to the adventitious or technically unavoidable presence of genetically modified food or feed in a proportion not exceeding 0.9%.
Method for detection - Event specific real-time PCR based method for the detection of genetically modified oilseed rape ACS-BNØØ8-2.
- 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 0208-A accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) at https://www.aocs.org/crm
Unique identifier ACS-BNØØ8-2
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=115430
Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market Not applicable
Post-market monitoring requirements Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC
Date of authorisation 28/11/2019
Legal base Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/2081 of 28 November 2019
Authorisation expiration date 27/11/2029
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority:
http://registerofquestions.efsa.europa.eu/roqFrontend/questionLoader?question=EFSA-Q-2005-278
http://registerofquestions.efsa.europa.eu/roqFrontend/questionLoader?question=EFSA-Q-2019-00031