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EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event A5547-127
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-GMØØ6-4 soybean;
(2) Feed containing, consisting of, or produced from ACS-GMØØ6-4 soybean;
(3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of ACS-GMØØ6-4 soybean for the same uses as any other soybean with the exception of cultivation.
Designation The genetically modified soybean ACS-GMØØ6-4, 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 "soybean".
(2) The words "not for cultivation" shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying products containing or consisting of ACS-GMØØ6-4 soybean referred to in Article 2(b) and (c).
Method for detection - Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for genetically modified soybean ACS-GMØØ6-4.
- Validated by the Community reference laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at
Reference material - Reference Material: AOCS 0707-C3 and 0707-A2 accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society at
Unique identifier ACS-GMØØ6-4
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 10/02/2012
Legal base Art. 7(3), and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 Commission Decision 2012/81/EU of 10 February 2012
Authorisation expiration date 09/02/2022
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority: