HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically Modified Organisms

BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3

Community register of GM food and feed.

Event GHB614xLLCotton25
Authorisation holder Name BASF Agricultural Solutions Seed US LLC
Represented by BASF SE, Germany
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, consisting of, or produced from BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton

2.) Feed containing, consisting or produced from BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton

3.) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton for the same uses as any other cotton with the exception of cultivation
Designation Genetically modified cotton line BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3 expresses the PAT protein which confers tolerance to glufosinate-ammonium herbicides and the modified 2mEPSPS protein which confers tolerance to glyphosate herbicides.
Labelling (1) For the purposes of the specific 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 ’cotton’;

(2) The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying products containing or consisting of BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton with the exception of products referred to in point (a) of Article 2.
Method for detection Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for genetically modified BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton
Validated by the EU Reference Laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at:
URL: http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdoss.htm
Reference material AOCS 1108-A, AOCS 0306-A and AOCS 0306-E accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society at http://www.aocs.org/tech/crm
Unique identifier BCS-GHØØ2-5xACS-GHØØ1-3
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=108063
Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market Not required
Monitoring plan Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC
Post-market monitoring requirements Not required
Date of authorisation 24/04/2015
Legal base Art. 7(3) and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003
Commission Decision 2015/690/UE of 24 April 2015
Amended by Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1195 of 10 July 2019
Authorisation expiration date 26/04/2025
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority:
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/3680.htm