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MON-ØØØ73-7

EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event GT73
Authorisation holder Name Monsanto Europe S.A.
Authorisation holder Address Avenue de Tervuren 270-272, B-1150 Brussels – Belgium
On behalf of Monsanto Company, 800 N. Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63167 – United States.
Products 1.) Foods and food ingredients containing, consisting or produced from GT73 oilseed rape with the exception of isolated seed protein

Commission Implementing Decision 2015/701/EU of 24 April 2015 authorising the placing on the market of food containing or consisting of genetically modified oilseed rape GT73, or food and feed produced from that genetically modified organism pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

2.) Feed containing and consisting of GT73 oilseed rape

Commission Decision 2005/635/EC of 31 August 2005 concerning the placing on the market, in accordance with Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of an oilseed rape product (Brassica napus L., GT73 line) genetically modified for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate.

Commission Recommendation of 16 August 2005 concerning the measures to be taken by the consent holder to prevent any damage to health and the environment in the event of the accidental spillage of an oilseed rape (Brassica napus L., GT73 line MON-00073-7) genetically modified for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate.

3.) Feed produced from GT73 oilseed rape

Commission Implementing Decision 2015/701/EU of 24 April 2015authorising the placing on the market of food containing or consisting of genetically modified oilseed rape GT73, or food and feed produced from that genetically modified organism pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

4.) Other products containing or consisting of GT73 oilseed rape with the exception of cultivation

Commission Decision 2005/635/EC of 31 August 2005 concerning the placing on the market, in accordance with Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of an oilseed rape product (Brassica napus L., GT73 line) genetically modified for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate.

Commission Recommendation of 16 August 2005 concerning the measures to be taken by the consent holder to prevent any damage to health and the environment in the event of the accidental spillage of an oilseed rape (Brassica napus L., GT73 line MON-00073-7) genetically modified for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate.
Designation Genetically modified oilseed rape line MON-ØØØ73-7 expresses the CP4 EPSPS)and GOXv247 proteins which confer tolerance to glyphosate-based herbicides.
Labelling (1) For the purposes of the specific labelling requirements laid down in Article 13(1) and Article 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 ’oilseed rape’;

(2) The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying products containing or consisting of MON-ØØØ73-7 oilseed rape with the exception of products referred to in point (a) of Article 2.
Method for detection Event specific real-time quantitative detection PCR method for MON-ØØØ73-7 oilseed rape Validated by the EU Reference Laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at:
URL: http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/StatusOfDossiers.aspx
Reference material AOCS 0304-A and AOCS 0304-B accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society at http://www.aocs.org/tech/crm
Unique identifier MON-ØØØ73-7
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol Biosafety Clearing House, Record ID 14795, URL:
https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=14795
Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market Not applicable
Monitoring plan Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC
Post-market monitoring requirements Not appropriate
Date of authorisation 21/02/2007: feed containing and consisting of GT73 oilseed rape; other products containing or consisting of GT73 oilseed rape with the exception of cultivation.

26/04/2025: foods containing, consisting or produced from GT73 oilseed rape; feed produced from GT73 oilseed rape.
Legal bases Article 19(3) of Directive 2001/18/EC Commission Decision 2005/635/EC of 31 August 2005

Articles 7(3), 8(3), 19(3) and 23(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003

Commission Implementing Decision 2015/701/EU of 24 April 2015
Authorisation expiration date 20/02/2017: feed containing and consisting of GT73 oilseed rape; other products containing or consisting of GT73 with the exception of cultivation.

26/04/2025: foods containing, consisting or produced from GT73 oilseed rape; feed produced from GT73 oilseed rape (feed materials and feed additives).
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority:

http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/29.htm
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/1417.htm
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/3079.htm