Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service June 20, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.; Determination of Nonregulated Status of Maize Genetically Engineered for Herbicide and Insect Resistance
Document Number: 2013-14705
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public of our determination that a maize line developed by Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., designated as maize event DP-[Oslash][Oslash]4114-3, which has been genetically engineered to be resistant to certain lepidopteran and coleopteran pests and to the herbicide glufosinate, is no longer considered a regulated article under our regulations governing the introduction of certain genetically engineered organisms. Our determination is based on our evaluation of data submitted by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., in its petition for a determination of nonregulated status, our analysis of available scientific data, and comments received from the public in response to our previous notice announcing the availability of the petition for nonregulated status and its associated environmental assessment and plant pest risk assessment. This notice also announces the availability of our written determination and finding of no significant impact.