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Genetically Modified Organisms


EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event DAS59122
Authorisation holder A) Pioneer Overseas Corporation
Avenue des Arts 44, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium
On behalf of Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., 7250 NW 62nd Avenue, P. O. Box 552, Johnston, IA 50131-0552, United States


B) Dow AgroSciences Europe Ltd.
European Development Centre, 3 Milton Park, Abingdon,
Oxon OX14 4RN, United Kingdom.
On behalf of Mycogen Seeds c/o Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1054, United States.
Products (1) Foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of, or produced from DAS-59122-7 maize;
(2) Feed containing, consisting of, or produced from DAS-59122-7 maize;
(3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of DAS-59122-7 maize for the same uses as any other maize with the exception of cultivation.
Designation The genetically modified maize DAS-59122-7, as described in the application, expresses Cry34Ab1 and Cry35Ab1 proteins which confer protection against certain coleopteran pests such as corn rootworm larvae (Diabrotica spp.) and the PAT protein, used as a selectable marker, which confers tolerance to the glufosinate-ammonium herbicide.
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 DAS-59122-7 maize referred to in Article 2(b) and (c).
Method for detection - Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for genetically modified maize DAS-59122-7.

- Validated by the Community reference laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at
Reference material -Reference Material: ERMĀ®-BF424 accessible via the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, the Institute of Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) at
Unique identifier DAS-59122-7
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol
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 24/10/2007
Legal bases Art. 7(3), and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003
Commission Decision 2007/702/EC of 24 October 2007
Authorisation expiration date 23/10/2017
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority: