Bt Plant-Incorporated Protectants October 15, 2001 Biopesticides Registration Action Document
Either existing studies or protocol and studies
Existing studies or protocol by March 15, 2002; interim report 12 months after protocol approved; final report 36 months after protocol approved
Monarch Long-Term Exposure for Cry1Ab
Examine fitness and reproductive costs to monarchs from subchronic exposure to Bt corn
January 31, 2003 or earlier.
Chronic Avian Study
Test a diet for chronic exposure to high levels of Bt corn that may occur in the field
Existing studies or protocol by March 15, 2003; final report 18 months after approval of protocol.
IRM–North/South Movement of Corn Earworm
Potential for north to south movement of corn earworm
Protocol by March 15 2002; interim report 12 months after protocol approved; final report 24 months after protocol approved
IRM–Insecticide Impact on Effectiveness of Refuge
Studies in areas where the refuge is commonly treated with insecticides
Protocol March 15, 2002; interim report in 12 months; final report in 24 months after protocol submitted or approved
IRM–Discriminating Concentration for Cry1F
Development of discriminating concentration for ECB, CEW, SWCB
Studies must be submitted on or before March 15, 2003
ii. Bt Cotton
The following table outlines the confirmatory data that must be provided to EPA as a condition of the amendment to the Cry1Ac cotton product registration including the due dates for the protocols and the data.