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MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6

EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event NK603xMON810
Authorisation holder Monsanto Company - 800 N. Lindbergh Boulevard - St. Louis, Missouri 63167 - United States of America
Represented by Bayer Agriculture BVBA, Scheldelaan 460, 2040 Antwerp, Belgium
Products (1) Foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of, or produced from MON-ØØ6Ø3-6xMON-ØØ81Ø-6 maize;

(2) Feed containing, consisting of, or produced from MON-ØØ6Ø3-6xMON-ØØ81Ø-6 maize;

(3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of MON-ØØ6Ø3-6xMON-ØØ81Ø-6 maize for the same uses as any other maize with the exception of cultivation.
Designation The genetically modified maize MON-ØØ6Ø3-6xMON-ØØ81Ø-6, as described in the application, is produced by crosses between maize containing MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 and MON-ØØ81Ø-6 events and expresses the CP4 EPSPS protein which confers tolerance to glyphosate herbicides and the Cry1Ab protein which confers protection against certain lepidopteran insect pests (Ostrinia nubilalis, Sesamia spp.).
Labelling (1) For the purposes of the labelling requirements laid down in Articles 13(1) and 25(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 and in Article 4(6) of Regulation (EC) no 1830/2003, the 'name of the organism' shall be 'maize'.

(2) The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying products containing or consisting of MON-ØØ6Ø3-6xMON-ØØ81Ø-6 maize referred to in Article 2(b) and (c).
Method for detection -Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based methods for genetically modified maize MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 and MON-ØØ81Ø-6 maize validated on MON-ØØ6Ø3-6xMON-ØØ81Ø-6 maize.

-Validated by the Community reference laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at
Reference material -Reference Material: ERM®-BF413 (for MON-ØØ81Ø-6) and ERM®-BF415 (for MON-ØØ6Ø3-6) accessible via the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission at
Unique identifier MON-ØØ6Ø3-6xMON-ØØ81Ø-6
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol Biosafety Clearing House
Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market Not required.
Post-market monitoring requirements Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC.
Date of authorisation 19/12/2018
Legal bases Art. 7(3), 11(3), 19(3) and 23(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003
Amended by Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1579 of 18 September 2019
Authorisation expiration date 18/12/2028
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority: