Biotech Updates

OGTR Issues New Application Form for Commercial Release of GM Plants

September 21, 2016

Australia's Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) has issued a new application form specifically for the commercial release of genetically modified (GM) plants: Application for a licence for dealings involving intentional release (DIR) of GM plants into the environment – commercial release.

The new form allows science-related questions to be tailored to the specific information required for risk analysis of commercial releases of GM plants. Additionally, the new form provides links to possible answers to assist with completing the form and illustrate the kind of information required.

For more details, visit the OGTR website.