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OECD Unique Identifier details

MON-89Ø34-3 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x SYN-IR162-4 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
Commodity: Corn / Maize
Traits: Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance,Glufosinate tolerance
Argentina
Name of product applicant: Dow AgroSciences Argentina S.A.
Summary of application:

The accumulated event MON-89Ø34-3 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 x SYN-IR162-4 was obtained by conventional crossing of the accumulated parental event MON-89Ø34-3 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-ØØ6Ø3 -6 and the parental event SYN-IR162-4.






The maize MON-89Ø34-3 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 x SYN-IR162-4 contains the combined characteristics of its parental events:
- MON-89Ø34-3 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6:
o The proteins expressed by the genes cry1A.105, cry2Ab2, cry1F, from Bacillus thuringiensis, confer resistance to certain insects Lepidoptera
o The protein expressed by the cp4-epsps gene, from Agrobacterium sp strain CP4, provides tolerance to glyphosate-based herbicides
o The protein expressed by the pat gene, from Streptomyces viridochromogenes, confers tolerance to herbicides based on glufosinate-ammonium.
- SYN-IR162-4:
o The protein expressed by the vip3Aa20 gene from Bacillus thuringiensis confers tolerance to certain Lepidoptera insects.
o The protein expressed by the pmi gene from the bacterium Escherichia coli, codes for the phosphoromannan isomeric enzyme, used as a selection marker.




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Date of authorization: 05/09/2016
Scope of authorization: Food and feed
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Summary of the safety assessment (food safety):
• Molecular characterization studies indicate that the inserts have been stably integrated into the plant genome of each individual event and this is not modified by conventional crossing. • New expression proteins are expressed at low levels. • It is substantially and nutritionally equivalent to its non-transgenic counterpart. • No evidence of similarity or homology was found with known toxic proteins. • No evidence of expression of known allergenic substances is found for the proteins expressed in the stacked event. • Proteins do not interact with each other and do not share metabolic pathways, ruling out interaction effects. It is concluded that the stacked event is substantially equivalent to its conventional counterpart, therefore, it is as safe and no less nutritious than conventional commercial corn hybrids.
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Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment: GMO commercial approvals in Argentina
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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministerio de Agroindustria
Contact person name:
Martín Lema
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Physical full address:
Paseo Colón Avenue 367, 3° floor, City of Buenos Aires
Phone number:
54 11 4349 2200
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Country introduction:

In Argentina, the food and feed risk assessment process of transformation events, as the result of modern biotechnology, is carried out by the National Service for Agrifood Health and Quality (Senasa). The General Office of Biotechnology, is the area responsible for carrying out this task. It has an specific professional team and the advise of a Technical Advisory Committee composed of experts from several scientific disciplines representing different sectors involved in the production, industrialization, consumption, research and development of genetically modified organisms.

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Stacked events:

Stacked events with all single events approved, are assessed as a new event, but with much less requirements, always on a case-by-case basis.

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National Service for Agrifood Health and Quality (Senasa)

https://www.argentina.gob.ar/senasa

 

https://www.argentina.gob.ar/senasa/programas-sanitarios/biotecnologia

Colombia
Name of product applicant: Dow Agrosciences Colombia S.A
Summary of application:

Authorization of the genetically modified maize MON89034 x DAS-01507-1 x SYN -IR162-4 x MON-00603-6 resistant to lepidoptera a pest attack and tolerant to herbicides glyphosate and glufosinate

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Date of authorization: 04/07/2018
Scope of authorization: Food
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Summary of the safety assessment (food safety):
Based on the risk assessment, it can be concluded that the event shows the same risks as its conventional counterpart. Therefore the National Technical Biosafety Committee for GMO use exclusively in Health and human consumption (CTNSalud) recommends its authorization.
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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministerio de salud y proteccion social
Contact person name:
Daniel Rubio
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Physical full address:
Carrera 13 No. 32- 76 piso 12, Bogotá
Phone number:
330 5000 ext 1256
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Country introduction:

The 4525 decree of 2005, established the Ministry of Health and Social Protection as the competent authority for GMO for health and food purposes and creates the National Biosafety Technical Committee for GMO's used in health and food purposes (CTNSalud).

The CTNSalud is composed by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, the National Food and Drug Surveillance Institute (INVIMA) and the Technology and Innovation Administrative Department (COLCIENCIAS). This committee is responsible for the assesment of risk assessments; to inquire for any additional information; assessment of any measurements in accordance to the Cartagena Protocol; and the recommendation for the authorization of GMO for health or food purposes.

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Mexico
Name of product applicant: Dow AgroScience de México, S.A. de C.V.
Summary of application:

Authorization by COFEPRIS: 162


Maize (Zea mays) genetically modified (Powercore x MIR162). Resistant to Lepidoptera insects and tolerant to glyphosate and glufosinate ammonium herbicides.

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Date of authorization: 17/04/2017
Scope of authorization: Food and feed
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Summary of the safety assessment (food safety):
No toxic, allergic or substantial nutritional changes were observed. Therefore it can be ensured that the Genetically Modified Maize (Zea mays). OCDE identifier: MON-89Ø34-3 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x SYN-IR162-4 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 is, based on the existing knowledge to date, as innocuous as its conventional counterpart.
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Organization/agency name (Full name):
CIBIOGEM
Contact person name:
Biól. Erica L. Hagman Aguilar
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Physical full address:
San Borja #938, Col. Del Valle • Del. Benito Juárez C.P. 03100, México, D.F.
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+52 (55) 53227700
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México ha buscado garantizar la inocuidad de los productos biotecnológicos para el uso y consumo de su población. Desde 1984 el artículo 282 bis 1 de la Ley General de Salud, contempló que la Secretaría de Salud debería regular aquellos productos biotecnológicos, o sus derivados, destinados al uso o consumo humano. En un inicio, con fundamento en este artículo, la Secretaria de Salud evaluó la inocuidad alimentaria de productos biotecnológicos, para su comercialización con fines de uso o consumo humano. A partir de 2005, con la entrada en vigor de la Ley de Bioseguridad de Organismos Genéticamente Modificados (LBOGM), se realizó la adecuación de la regulación para dar lugar a la Autorización que es el acto administrativo mediante el cual la Secretaría de Salud, a través de la Comisión Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios (COFEPRIS), autoriza Organismos Genéticamente Modificados (OGMs), a efecto de que se pueda realizar su comercialización, así como su utilización con finalidades de Salud Pública o de Biorremediación.

Las facultades que corresponden a la Secretaría de Salud se estipulan en el artículo 16 de la LBOGM y lo relativo a la Autorizaciones se describe en los artículos 91 al 98 de dicha Ley. Quienes pretendan obtener una Autorización para Comercialización e Importación de OGMs deben presentar ante COFEPRIS, una solicitud por escrito acompañada de la información a que se refiere los artículos 23 al 32 del Reglamento de la Ley de Bioseguridad de OGMs.

http://www.conacyt.gob.mx/cibiogem/images/cibiogem/normatividad/vigente/LBOGM.pdf

http://www.conacyt.gob.mx/cibiogem/images/cibiogem/normatividad/vigente/Reg_LBOGM.pdf

 

Courtesy translation

Mexico has sought to guarantee the safety of biotechnological products the use and consumption of its population. Since 1984, article 282 bis 1 from the General Law of Health, considered that the Secretary of Health should regulate those biotechnological products, or their derivatives, intended for food and feed use. Initially, the Secretary of Health evaluated the food safety of biotechnological products, based on this article, for commercialization with purposes of food, feed and processing. Subsequently in 2005, with the entry into force of the Law on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms (LBOGM), the regulation was adapted to give rise to the Authorization, which is the administrative act through which the Secretary of Health, by means of the Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS), authorizes Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), to their commercialization, as well as their use for purposes of public health or bioremediation.

The faculties that correspond to the Secretary of Health are stipulated in Article 16 of the LBOGM and what is related to the Authorizations is described in Articles 91 to 98 of this Law. Those who seek to obtain an Authorization for GMOs merchandising and importation, must present to COFEPRIS, a written request accompanied by the information referred into articles 23 to 32 of the Regulation of the Law on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms.

http://www.conacyt.gob.mx/cibiogem/images/cibiogem/normatividad/vigente/LBOGM.pdf

http://www.conacyt.gob.mx/cibiogem/images/cibiogem/normatividad/vigente/Reg_LBOGM.pdf

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Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:

Secretaría de Salud / Phone: +52 55 5080 5200 /Email: [email protected]%20

Republic of Korea
Name of product applicant: Dow AgroSciences Int'l. Ltd.
Summary of application:

Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Glyphosate herbicide tolerance , Lepidopteran insect resistance      

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Date of authorization: 28/09/2017
Scope of authorization: Food and feed
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Summary of the safety assessment (food safety):
Please see the link below(in Korean).
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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
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Physical full address:
Osong Health Technology Administration Complex, 187, Osongsaengmyeong 2-ro, Osong-eup, Cheongwon-gun, Chungcheonbuk-do, 363-700, Korea
Phone number:
82-43-719-2360
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