Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN) for modified Trichoderma reesei from Novozymes North America, Inc., J09-0004
On September 3, 2009, the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) received a Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN) from Novozymes North America, 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-09-04. The recipient microorganism is a Trichoderma reesei strain modified for increased enzyme production. The specific name for the new Trichoderma reesei strain is claimed confidential by the submitter. This strain will be used to produce cellulose-degrading enzymes for 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.