HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically Modified Organisms


Community register of GM food and feed.

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) foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of or produced from genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØJG-2;
(2) feed containing, consisting of or produced from genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØJG-2;
(3) products containing or consisting of genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØJG-2 for uses other than those provided for in points (1) and (2), with the exception of cultivation.
Designation The genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØJG-2 expresses the pat gene, which confers tolerance to glufosinate-ammonium based herbicides, and the mepsps gene which confers tolerance to glyphosate based herbicides.
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-ØØØJG-2 maize, with the exception of products referred to in point (1) of the “Products” row.
Method for detection - Event-specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for detection of the genetically modified maize SYN-ØØØJG-2.

- Validated by the EU reference laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at
Reference material AOCS 1114-C is accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) at
Unique identifier SYN-ØØØJG-2
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 28/11/2019
Legal base Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/2080 of 28 November 2019
Authorisation expiration date 27/11/2029
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority: