EU has authorised genetically modified LLCotton25


<div>European Commission has decided to authorise the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified LLCotton25.</div>

The authorisation concerns foods, food ingredients and feeds containing, consisting of, or produced from LLCotton25 and other products for the same uses as any other cotton with the exception of cultivation.

LLCotton25 is assigned the unique identifier ACS-GH001-3, has tolerance to glufosinate ammonium herbicide. The authorisation holder is Bayer CropScience AG. The authorisation is valid for 10 years.

This cotton authorised according to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 shall be entered in the Community register of genetically modified food and feed.

For additional information
Commission Decision (29.10.2008) 2008/837/EC

Community Register

For more information, please contact:
Senior Officer Raili Laine, Evira, tel. +358 20 77 25207

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