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MON-877Ø8-9

EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event MON 87708
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 of, or produced from MON-877Ø8-9 soybean

2) Feed containing, consisting or produced from MON-877Ø8-9 soybean

3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of MON-877Ø8-9 soybean for the same uses as any other soybean with the exception of cultivation
Designation The genetically modified soybean MON-877Ø8-9 expresses the DMO (dicamba mono-oxygenase) proteins which confer tolerance to dicamba-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 ’soybean’;

2. The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in the documents accompanying products containing or consisting of MON-877Ø8-9 soybean with the exception of products referred to in point (a) of Article 2;
Method for detection Event specific real-time PCR based method for the quantification of soybean MON-877Ø8-9.

Validated on 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 0311-A and AOCS 0906-A are accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society
at http://www.aocs.org/tech/crm.
Unique identifier MON-877Ø8-9
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=108079
Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market Not required
Monitoring plan Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC
Post-market monitoring requirements Not required
Date of authorisation 24/04/2015
Legal base Art. 7(3) and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003
Commission Decision 2015/700/UE of 24 April 2015
Authorisation expiration date 26/04/2025
Further information on risk assessment http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/3355.htm