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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Consultations on Food from New Plant Varieties

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BNF No. 129


Submission Date: Feb 25, 2011
Developer Name1: Pioneer Hi-Bred
Developer Contact Information: DuPont Experimental Station, E353/305C
P.O. Box 80353
Wilmington, DE 19880-0353
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Glyphosate N-acetyltransferase (GAT4621)
Source: Bacillus licheniformis
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: 73496
Unique Identifier: DP-Ø73496-4
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
May 1, 2012
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Apr 27, 2012
*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.
1 At the time of conclusion of the consultation