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MON-88913-8

EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event MON 88913
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 of America
Products 1) Foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of, or produced from MON-88913-8 cotton

2) Feed containing, consisting of, or produced from MON-88913-8 cotton

3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of MON-88913-8 cotton for the same uses as any other cotton with the exception of cultivation
Designation Genetically modified MON-88913-8 cotton, as described in the application, expresses the CP4 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (CP4 EPSPS) which confers 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 ’cotton’;

2. The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in the documents accompanying products containing or consisting of MON-88913-8 cotton 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 MON-88913-8 cotton;

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 0906-D and AOCS 0804-A are accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society at http://www.aocs.org/tech/crm
Unique identifier MON-88913-8
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=108060
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 2015/688/UE of 24 April 2015
Authorisation expiration date 26/04/2025
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority:
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/3311.htm
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/doc/3591.pdf