On 11 September 2002, orphan designation (EU/3/02/111) was granted by the European Commission to Ethicare GmbH, Germany, for benzoic acid, sodium salt for the treatment of non-ketotic hyperglycinaemia.
The sponsorship was transferred to Lucane Pharma SA, France, in November 2016.
Benzoic acid, sodium salt
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Treatment of non-ketotic hyperglycinaemia
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Sponsor's contact details
For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:
- Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe;
- European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.