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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Biotechnology Consultations on Food from GE Plant Varieties

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BNF No. 86

Cotton

Submission Date: Aug 30, 2002
Developer Name: Bayer CropScience USA LP
Developer Contact Information: P.O. Box 12014
2 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Phosphinothricin-N-acetyltransferase (PAT)
Source: Streptomyces hygroscopicus
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glufosinate-ammonium
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: LLCotton25
Unique Identifier code: ACS-GHØØ1-3
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Apr 2, 2003
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jun 5, 2003
*Plant-incorporated protectants are pesticidal substances produced by plants and the genetic material necessary for the plant to produce the substance. The DNA encoding the substances and the pesticidal substances are regulated by EPA.
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