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OECD Unique Identifier details

MON-87427-7 × MON-89Ø34-3 × DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 × MON-87411-9 × DAS-59122-7 x DAS-4Ø278-9
Commodity: Corn / Maize
Traits: Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance,2 4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2 4-D) tolerance,Coleoptera resistance
Name of product applicant: Dow Agrosciences Colombia S.A
Summary of application:

Authorization of the genetically modified maize MON87427 x MON89034 x DAS1507 x MON87411 x DAS59122 x DAS40278 resistant to lepidoptera and coleoptera pest attacks, tolerance to herbicides 2,4 D, glufosinate and gliphosate.

Date of authorization: 04/07/2019
Scope of authorization: Food
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Summary of the safety assessment (food safety):
Where detection method protocols and appropriate reference material (non-viable, or in certain circumstances, viable) suitable for low-level situation may be obtained:
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
Physical full address:
Carrera 13 No. 32- 76 piso 12, Bogotá
Phone number:
330 5000 ext 1256
Fax number:
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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