EU register of genetically modified food and feed.
|Authorisation holder Name||Bayer CropScience AG|
|Authorisation holder Address||Bayer CropScience AG
D - 40789 Monheim am Rhein - Germany
|Products||(1) Foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of, or produced from BCS-GHØØ2-5 cotton;
(2) Feed containing, consisting of, or produced from BCS-GHØØ2-5 cotton;
(3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of BCS-GHØØ2-5 cotton for the same uses as any other maize with the exception of cultivation.
|Designation||The genetically modified BCS-GHØØ2-5 cotton, as described in the application, expresses the 2mEPSPS protein which confers tolerance to glyphosate 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 'cotton'.
(2) The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying products containing or consisting of BCS-GHØØ2-5 cotton referred to in Article 2(b) and (c).
|Method for detection||- Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for genetically modified cotton BCS-GHØØ2-5.
- Validated by the Community reference laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/StatusOfDossiers.aspx
|Reference material||- Reference Material: AOCS 1108-A and AOCS 0306-A accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society at http://www.aocs.org/tech/crm|
|Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol||http://bch.cbd.int/database/record-v4.shtml?documentid=102001>|
|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||17/06/2011|
|Legal base||Art. 7(3), and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003
Commission Decision 2011/354/EU of 17 June 2011
|Authorisation expiration date||16/06/2021|
|Further information on risk assessment||Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority: