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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

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BNF No. 120

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Submission Date:  30-SEP-09
Developer Name:  Dow AgroSciences LLC
Developer Contact Information:  9330 Zionsville Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Intended Use:  For use in human food and animal feed
Food:  Corn
Intended Effect:  Tolerance to 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and certain aryloxyphenoxypropionate herbicides (e.g., quizalofop, cyhalofop, haloxyfop)
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  Aryloxyalkanoate dioxygenase-1 (AAD-1) protein encoded by the aad-1 gene
Source:  Sphingobium herbicidovorans
Designation:  DAS-40278-9
Contains a Plant-Incorporated Protectant?  N
FDA Letter Date (select to view):  04/13/2011
FDA Memo Date (select to view):  04/08/2011