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From time to time, the following companies voluntarily post certain information that is provided on this database: BASF Plant Science LP; Bayer CropScience LP; Dow AgroSciences LLC; Monsanto Company; Pioneer, a DuPont Business; and Syngenta Seeds, Inc. (each hereinafter referred to as a "Participating Company" and collectively as "the Participating Companies"). This database is not comprehensive for all agricultural biotechnology products. Other companies, organizations or institutions may have developed or commercialized other agricultural biotechnology products that are not included in this database listing.

The database includes certain information regarding the regulatory and market status of agricultural biotechnology seed products (or, if applicable, other propagative materials) that each of the above-referenced Participating Companies has developed for the U.S. and other countries or markets with regulatory systems in place that grant authorizations. Solely for the purpose of this database, specific definitions are referenced and used related to the regulatory and market status of the products. The definitions for such terms are provided on the webpage under "Definitions."

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The regulatory status of products is indicated only for the U.S. and other countries or markets with regulatory systems in place that grant authorizations or clearances. The appearance of a product on this database indicating food and feed clearance(s) in a particular country or market does not necessarily mean that the product can be imported to that country or market. Some of these crops may have received additional regulatory clearance in other countries or markets, and this database may not contain information on a particular country or market. The regulatory status of each of the products listed in the database should be confirmed independently with the appropriate governmental authorities before taking any commercial or other actions related to such products. Requests for further information regarding the regulatory status of any of these products should be directed to the appropriate governmental authorities and to the database manager(s) for the Participating Company(ies) listed for the applicable product.

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