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EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event LLCotton25
Authorisation holder Name Bayer CropScience AG
Authorisation holder Address Bayer CropScience AG
Alfred-Nobel-Strasse 50
D - 40789 Monheim am Rhein - Germany
Products (1) Foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of, or produced from ACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton ;
(2) Feed containing, consisting of, or produced from ACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton ;
(3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of ACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton for the same uses as any other cotton with the exception of cultivation.
Designation The genetically modified cotton ACS-GHØØ1-3, as described in the application, expresses the PAT protein 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 'cotton'.

(2) The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying products containing or consisting of ACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton referred to in Article 2(b) and (c).
Method for detection - Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for genetically modified ACS-GHØØ1-3 cotton .

- Validated by the Community reference laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at
Reference material - Reference Material: AOCS 0306-A and AOCS 0306-E accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) at
Unique identifier ACS-GHØØ1-3
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol
Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market Not applicable
Post-market monitoring requirements Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC
Date of authorisation 29/10/2008
Legal base Art. 7(3), and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003

Commission Decision 2008/837 of 29 October 2008
Authorisation expiration date 28/10/2018
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority: