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MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
Transformation EventNK603
Trade NameRoundup Ready ™ Corn
ApplicantMonsanto
Organism Common NamesMaize
Organism Scientific NamesZea mays
Centre of Origin and DiversityBiology Consensus Document on Maize
Food and Feed Safety IssuesCompositional considerations for Maize
Methods for safe handling
Additional Information
TraitsGlyphosate tolerance
Genes5-enolpyruvylshikimaete-3-phosphate synthase (epsps)

Australia
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
June 20, 2002FoodFood Standard Australia New ZealandA416

Canada
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
March 07, 2001FeedCanadian Food Inspection Agency - Animal Feed DivisionDD2002-35
February 19, 2001FoodHealth Canada - GM Foods and Other Novel FoodsCN food 603
March 07, 2001Unconfined PlantingCanadian Food Inspection Agency - Plant Biosafety OfficeDD2002-35

European Community
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
October 18, 2004FeedEuropean CommissionEC-NK603
March 03, 2005FoodEuropean CommissionEC-NK603
July 19, 2004Importing and ProcessingEuropean CommissionEC-NK603

Japan
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
March 27, 2001FeedMinistry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
March 30, 2001FoodMinistry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
November 22, 2004Unconfined PlantingMinistry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries and Ministry of the EnvironmentJP_D_NK603JP_A_NK603

Mexico
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
July 07, 2002FoodSanitary Services and Regulations Directorate (Secretary of Health)

New Zealand
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
November 14, 2002FoodFood Standard Australia New ZealandA416

United States of America
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
November 18, 1997Unconfined PlantingDepartment of Agriculture (USDA)00-011-01p00-011-01p
October 09, 2000Food and FeedFood and Drug Administration (USFDA)BNF71BNF71

Republic of Korea
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
June 04, 2004FeedRural Development Administration (RDA)
December 24, 2002FoodFood and Drug Administration (KFDA)
June 04, 2004ProcessingRural Development Administration (RDA)

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