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OECD Unique Identifier Commodity Traits Latest entry uploaded on
ACS-GMØØ5-3 Soyabean / Soybeans Glufosinate tolerance 18/12/2013
ACS-GMØØ6-4 Soyabean / Soybeans Glufosinate tolerance 25/11/2014
ACS-ZMØØ3-2 Corn / Maize Glufosinate tolerance 18/12/2013
BPS-CV127-9 Soyabean / Soybeans Imidazolinone tolerance 18/12/2013
DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 Corn / Maize Glufosinate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 18/12/2013
MON-88Ø17-3 Corn / Maize Coleoptera resistance,Glyphosate tolerance 13/05/2015
MON-89788-1 Soyabean / Soybeans Glyphosate tolerance 13/05/2015
MON-89Ø34-3 Corn / Maize Lepidoptera resistance 13/05/2015
MON-Ø4Ø32-6 Soyabean / Soybeans Glyphosate tolerance 18/12/2013
MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 Corn / Maize Glyphosate tolerance 18/12/2013
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Focal Point Information

Organization/agency name (Full name):
Department of Biosafety Malaysia
Contact person name:
Dr. Anita Anthonysamy
Physical full address:
Dept of Biosafety, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Level 1, Podium 2, Wisma Sumber Asli, No. 25, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4, 62574 Putrajaya
Phone number:
Fax number:
Country introduction
GM food safety assessment is a requirement by law under the Biosafety Act 2007 in Malaysia. The National Biosafety Board reviews and makes decisions on events based on a scientific/technical risk assessment, policy considerations as well as public input. The decisions and its related documents made are publicly available through the Malaysian Department of Biosafety Website and the Convention of Biological Diversity Biosafety Clearing House.
Regulatory framework:
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
Supplemental information:
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Malaysian Department of Biosafety Level 1, Podium 2, Wisma Sumber Asli No. 25, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4 Putrajaya, Federal Territory Malaysia, 62574. Phone: +603 8886 1746 / 1579. Fax: +603-8889 5604 Email: Url: www.
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
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Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
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Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
GM food/feed imports:
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LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
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Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
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Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
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