Food safety and quality
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OECD Unique Identifier Commodity Traits Latest entry uploaded on
MON-877Ø8-9 Soyabean / Soybeans Dicamba tolerance 17/06/2019
MON-88Ø17-3 Corn / Maize Coleoptera resistance,Glyphosate tolerance 14/06/2019
MON-89788-1 Soyabean / Soybeans Glyphosate tolerance 10/04/2018
MON-89Ø34-3 Corn / Maize Lepidoptera resistance 09/04/2018
MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 Corn / Maize Glyphosate tolerance 09/04/2018
MON-ØØ81Ø-6 Corn / Maize Lepidoptera resistance 10/05/2022
SYN-BTØ11-1 Corn / Maize Glufosinate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 10/04/2018
SYN-BTØ11-1xMON-ØØØ21-9 Corn / Maize Glufosinate tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 10/05/2022
SYN-E3272-5 Corn / Maize Thermostable alpha-amylase production 10/04/2018
SYN-IR162-4 Corn / Maize Lepidoptera resistance 10/04/2018
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Focal Point Information

Organization/agency name (Full name):
Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and De
Contact person name:
Physical full address:
BB Biogen Jl Tentara Pelajar 3A Bogor 16111 Indonesia
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Country introduction
  1. Indonesia has  ratified Protocol  on Biosafety to the  Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) through the Indonesian Law No. 21 / 2004.  In the implementation, biosafety  assessment for GM products, based on Goverment Regulation Number 21 /2005, Indonesia  has regulated GM products on  several items including : product kinds and requrements, research and developement,  product importation,  product assessment, release and distribution, supervision and monitoring, and institution and financing. We have also Law for food  No. 18 /2012 which also consists of regulation for GM food.
  2. Indonesia already have procedure /application on GMO  biosafety assessment and National Authorized Institution who conducting  the biosafety  assessment .  Each GM food  should have authorization from Goverment  before it can be released and distributed. An application for authorisation for new  GM food  should be submited to  Biosafety Commision  through related Ministry or authorised Non Departement Goverment Agency (LPND) . Biosafety Commision, then sends the application to the National Agency for Drug and Food Control (Badan POM) for technical team to evaluate  the GM food safety.  The recommendation by technical team will be sent  back  to Biosafety Commision. The recommendation and GM Food safety certificate will be released by Biosafety Commision to the applicant through  related ministry or LPND.  
Regulatory framework:
My country has a regulatory framework that requires the competent authority to conduct safety assessment of GM food.
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
My country has competent authority, agency, organization, ministry, department, committee, commission or a system/mechanism that is tasked to conduct or review GM food safety assessment.
Supplemental information:

Guideline for risk assessment of food safety of GM food is regulated under National Agency of Food and Drug Control (BPOM) No. HK. year 2012

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

National Agency of Food and Drug Control (BPOM):

GM food safety assessment guidelines:
My country follows the relevant Codex Guidelines or national/regional guidelines that are in line with the Codex Guidelines in conducting safety assessment of GM food.
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
My country regularly conducts food safety assessment of GM food.
Supplemental information on the implementation:
Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
My country is in the process of developing relevant regulations on stacked events.
Supplemental information on the stacked events:
Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
My country produces GM food or feed for commercial and research purposes.
GM food/feed imports:
My country allows imports GM food or feed upon authorization.
Supplemental information on the production and trade:
LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
My country does not monitor LLP/AP situations.
Supplemental information on the LLP/AP incidents:
Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
My country has a mandatory and positive labeling regulation on GM food (i.e., It contains GMO).
Supplemental information on the Labelling requirement:

The government regulation for labeling and advertisement of processed/packaged foods:PP No.69 year 1999

Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
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