Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN) for modified Synechococcus sp, J-12-0006
On July 11, 2012, the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) received a Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN) from Joule Unlimited Technologies, Inc. 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-12-0006. The recipient microorganism is a Synechococcus sp. which was modified to produce the new microorganism. The generic name for the new microorganism is modified Synechococcus. The use of the new microorganism will be for 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.