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Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN) for modified Zymomonas mobilis from DuPont de Nemours and Company, J09-0003

On September 2, 2009, the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) received a Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN) from DuPont de Nemours and Company, submitted under the biotechnology regulations promulgated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (62 FR 17910 (April 11, 1997); codified at 40 C.F.R. Part 725). The MCAN was given the EPA tracking designation J-09-03. The recipient microorganism is Zymomonas mobilis strain ZM4, modified to produce the new strain ZW801 with an enhanced spectrum of substrate utilization for ethanol conversion. This new microorganism will be used in cellulosic fuel ethanol production.

For a copy of the non-confidential version of the MCAN, please contact the TSCA Non-Confidential Information Center (NCIC) by phone at 202-566-0280, or by fax at 202-566-0282.


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