HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically Modified Organisms


Community register of GM food and feed.

Event 5307
Authorisation holder Name Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Represented by
Syngenta Crop Protection NV/SA
Authorisation holder Address Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Rosentalstrasse 67
CH 4058 Basel - Switzerland

Represented by Syngenta Crop Protection NV/SA, Avenue Louise 489, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.
Products (1) Food containing, consisting of or produced from SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 maize;
(2) Feed containing, consisting of or produced from SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 maize;
(3) products containing or consisting of SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 maize for uses other than those provided for in points (1) and (2), with the exception of cultivation.
Designation The genetically modified SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 maize, as described in the application, expresses the protein eCry3.1Ab, which confers resistance to certain coleopteran pests, and the protein PMI, which was used as a selection marker.
Labelling (1) For the purposes of the labelling requirements laid down in Articles 13(1) and 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'.

(2) The words ‘not for cultivation’ shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying the products containing or consisting of SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 maize, with the exception of products referred to in point (a) of Article 2 of Commission Implementing Decision 2019/1303 (EU).
Method for detection - Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for detection of the genetically modified maize SYN-Ø53Ø7-1.

- Validated by the EU reference laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at
Reference material AOCS 0411-C and AOCS 0411-D are accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) at
Unique identifier SYN-Ø53Ø7-1
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol
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 26/07/2019
Legal base Commission Implementing Decision 2019/1303 (EU) of 26 July 2019
Authorisation expiration date 28/07/2029
Further information on risk assessment Opinions of the European Food Safety Authority: