On 26 April 2013, orphan designation (EU/3/13/1125) was granted by the European Commission to Voisin Consulting S.A.R.L, France, for (S)-3-(1-(9H-purin-6-ylamino)ethyl)-8-chloro-2-phenylisoquinolin-1(2H)-one (duvelisib) for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia / small lymphocytic lymphoma.

The sponsorship was transferred to Abbvie Ltd, United Kingdom, in November 2015.

The sponsorship was transferred to Voisin Consulting S.A.R.L., France, in September 2016.

This medicine is now known as duvelisib.

Key facts

Active substance
(S)-3-(1-(9H-purin-6-ylamino)ethyl)-8-chloro-2-phenylisoquinolin-1(2H)-one (duvelisib)
Disease / condition
Treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia / small lymphocytic lymphoma
Date of first decision
EU designation number

Review of designation

The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products reviews the orphan designation of a product if it is approved for marketing authorisation.

Sponsor's contact details

Voisin Consulting S.A.R.L.
64 Avenue Pierre Grenier
92100 Boulogne-Billancourt
Tel. +33 1413 18300

Patients' organisations

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.

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