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MON-15985-7
Transformation Event15985
Trade NameBollgard II cotton
ApplicantMonsanto
Organism Common NamesCotton
Organism Scientific NamesGossypium
Centre of Origin and DiversityBiology Consensus Document on Cotton
Food and Feed Safety IssuesCompositional considerations for Cotton
Methods for safe handling
Additional Information
TraitsLepidoptera resistance
Genesaad,
cry1Ac,
cry2Ab,
neomycin phosphotransferase II (npt II),
uidA

Australia
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
October 24, 2002FoodFood Standard Australia New ZealandA436
September 23, 2002Unconfined PlantingOffice of the Gene Technology RegulatorDIR 012-2002DIR 012-2002

Canada
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
June 27, 2003FeedCanadian Food Inspection Agency - Animal Feed DivisionDD2003-45
June 27, 2003FoodHealth Canada - GM Foods and Other Novel FoodsCN food 15985

European Community
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
April 18, 2005Food and FeedEuropean CommissionEC-MON15985Method for detection: http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/StatusOfDossiers.aspx

Reference Material: accessible via AOCS at https://secure.aocs.org/crm/index.cfm

Japan
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
March 27, 2003FeedMinistry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
October 01, 2002FoodMinistry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
December 10, 2004Importing and ProcessingMinistry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries and Ministry of the EnvironmentJP_D_15985JP_A_15985

Mexico
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
September 15, 2003FoodSanitary Services and Regulations Directorate (Secretary of Health)

New Zealand
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
December 20, 2002FoodFood Standard Australia New ZealandA436

United States of America
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
November 05, 2002Unconfined PlantingDepartment of Agriculture (USDA)00-342-01p00-342-01p
December 23, 2002BiopesticideEnvironmental Protection Agency (USEPA)EPA-Cry2Ab2EPA-Cry2Ab2
July 16, 2002Food and FeedFood and Drug Administration (USFDA)BNF74BNF74

Republic of Korea
Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
December 10, 2004FeedRural Development Administration (RDA)
September 30, 2003FoodFood and Drug Administration (KFDA)
December 10, 2004ProcessingRural Development Administration (RDA)

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