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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. 120

Corn

Submission Date: Sep 30, 2009
Developer Name: Dow AgroSciences LLC
Developer Contact Information: 9330 Zionsville Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Aryloxyalkanoate dioxygenase-1 (AAD-1) protein encoded by the aad-1 gene
Source: Sphingobium herbicidovorans
Intended Effect: Tolerance to 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and certain aryloxyphenoxypropionate herbicides (e.g., quizalofop, cyhalofop, haloxyfop)
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: DAS-40278-9
Unique Identifier code: DAS-40278-9
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Apr 13, 2011
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Apr 8, 2011
*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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