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EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event 1507
Authorisation holder Name Pioneer Overseas Corporation
On behalf of
Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.


Dow AgroSciences Distribution S.A.S.
On behalf of:
Dow AgroSciences LLC
Authorisation holders addresses Pioneer Overseas Corporation, Avenue des Arts 44, B-1040 Brussels, BELGIUM
On behalf of:
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., 7100 NW 62nd Avenue, P.O. Box 1014, Johnston, IA 50131-1014, United States


Dow AgroSciences Distribution S.A.S., 1 bis, avenue du 8 mai 1945, 78280 Guyancourt, France
On behalf of:
Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1054, United States
Products (1) Foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of, or produced from maize 1507;

(2) Feed containing, consisting of, or produced from maize 1507;

(3) maize 1507 in products containing it or consisting of it for any other use than those provided for in points (1) and (2), with the exception of cultivation.
Designation The genetically modified maize 1507, as described in the application, expresses the Cry1F protein which confers resistance to the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) and certain other lepidopteran pests and the PAT protein which confers tolerance to glufosinate-ammonium based herbicides.
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 either on a label or in a document accompanying the products containing or consisting of maize 1507, with the exception of food and food ingredients. This requirement shall apply until the placing on the market of maize 1507 seeds for the purpose of cultivation is authorised.
Method for detection - Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for genetically modified maize DAS-Ø15Ø7-1.

- Validated by the Community reference laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at
Reference material ERM®-BF418 (for DAS-Ø15Ø7-1) is accessible via the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission at
Unique identifier DAS-Ø15Ø7-1
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol
Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market Not required
Monitoring plan for environmental effects Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC
Date of authorisation 21/12/2017
Legal base Art. 11(3) and Art. 23(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2452 of 21 December 2017

Amended by Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/241 of 6 February 2019
Authorisation expiration date 22/12/2027
Further information on risk assessment Opinions of the European Food Safety Authority: