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MON-877Ø8-9 × MON-89788-1

EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event MON 87708× MON 89788
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 × MON-89788-1 soybean

2) Feed containing, consisting or produced from MON-877Ø8-9 × MON-89788-1 soybean

3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of MON-877Ø8-9 × MON-89788-1 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) protein which confers tolerance to dicamba-based herbicides and the CP4 EPSPS protein 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 ’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 × MON-89788-1 soybean with the exception of products referred to in point (a) of Article 2;
Method for detection Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based methods for MON-877Ø8-9 and MON-89788-1 soybeans; the detection methods are validated on the single-trait events and verified on genomic DNA extracted from seeds of MON-877Ø8-9 × MON-89788-1 soybean.

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 (for MON-877Ø8-9), and AOCS 0906-B and AOCS 0906-A (for MON-89788-1) accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society at http://www.aocs.org/LabServices/content.cfm?ItemNumber=19248.
Unique identifier MON-877Ø8-9 × MON-89788-1
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=110987
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 25/07/2016
Legal base Art. 7(3) and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003
Commission Decision 2016/1216/UE of 22 July 2016
Authorisation expiration date 25/07/2026
Further information on risk assessment http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/4136.htm