Event Name: RF3

Event Code : ACS-BNØØ3-6
Trade Name: InVigor™ Canola

Crop: Brassica napus - Argentine Canola, Canola, Oilseed rape, Rapeseed, Turnip

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Bayer CropScience (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Fertility restoration

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Pollination control system

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
bar Streptomyces hygroscopicus phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
barstar Bacillus amyloliquefaciens barnase ribonuclease inhibitor restores fertility by repressing the inhibitory effect of barnase on tapetum cells of the anther


Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
European Union      
New Zealand      
South Korea      
United States of America      
Biosafety certificate validity: December 20, 2018-December 20, 2021
Biosafety certificate validity: December 20, 2018-December 20, 2021
expires 2023
approved in feed containing the event; expires 2017; approved for use in feed 2013
Approved under Type 1 use regulation

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Last updated: March 18, 2015