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OECD Unique Identifier details

BPS-CV127-9.
Commodity: Soyabean / Soybeans
Traits: Herbicide tolerance
Paraguay
Name of product applicant: BASF
Summary of application:
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Date of authorization: 20/02/2014
Scope of authorization: Food and feed
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Summary of the safety assessment (food safety):
The risk analysis was performed following the CODEX Guidelines
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Where detection method protocols and appropriate reference material (non-viable, or in certain circumstances, viable) suitable for low-level situation may be obtained:
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Authorization expiration date (a blank field means there is no expiration date) no
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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería
Contact person name:
Santiago Bertoni
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Physical full address:
Yegros 437 entre 25 de mayo y Cerro Cora
Phone number:
+595 981 256262
Fax number:
Country introduction:

Paraguay is a land locked country that produces and exports agricultural products.The planting area of GMO is 4.5 million hectares, mainly soybeams, corn and cotton .The first regulatory framework entered into force 1997 with the creation of the agricultural biosafety commission. Risk assessments are made according to international guidelines.It is the fourth world exporter of soybeans and first world exporter of organic sugar.GM soybean production is around 10 million tons. Paraguay has a national biotechnology and biosafety policy approved in 2011

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Stacked events:

When a stacked event is approved, all possible combinations are approved.Previously evaluated single events are not reevaluated in stacks.

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

The competent authority is the Biosafety Comission under the Ministry of Agriculture and LivestockAdditional information on the site Wed conbio.mag.gov.py