EU/3/14/1343: Orphan designation for the the treatment of pancreatic cancer

Immunoglobulin G1, anti-(human tumour-associated calcium signal transducer 2)(human-Mus musculus monoclonal hRS7 heavy chain), disulfide with human-Mus musculus monoclonal hRS7 κ-chain, dimer, hexakis(thioether) with (4S)-4-[[[[4-[[(2S)-2-(4-aminobutyl)-2-[[2-[2-[[26-[4-[[[[4-[(3-mercapto-2,5-dioxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)methyl]cyclohexyl]carbonyl]amino]methyl]-1H-1,2,3-triazol-1-yl]-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24-octaoxahexacos-1-yl]amino]-2-oxoethoxy]acetyl]amino]-1-oxoethyl]amino]phenyl]methoxy]carbonyl]oxy]-4,11-diethyl-9-hydroxy-1H-pyrano[3',4':6,7]indolizino[1,2-b]quinoline-3,14(4H,12H)-dione (sacituzumab govitecan)

Overview

On 15 October 2014, orphan designation (EU/3/14/1343) was granted by the European Commission to Immunomedics GmbH, Germany, for immunoglobulin G1, anti-(human tumour-associated calcium signal transducer 2)(human-Mus musculus monoclonal hRS7 heavy chain), disulfide with human-Mus musculus monoclonal hRS7 κ-chain, dimer, hexakis(thioether) with (4S)-4-[[[[4-[[(2S)-2-(4-aminobutyl)-2-[[2-[2-[[26-[4-[[[[4-[(3-mercapto-2,5-dioxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)methyl]cyclohexyl]carbonyl]amino]methyl]-1H-1,2,3-triazol-1-yl]-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24-octaoxahexacos-1-yl]amino]-2-oxoethoxy]acetyl]amino]-1-oxoethyl]amino]phenyl]methoxy]carbonyl]oxy]-4,11-diethyl-9-hydroxy-1H-pyrano[3',4':6,7]indolizino[1,2-b]quinoline-3,14(4H,12H)-dione for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

The sponsor's address was updated in January 2016.

The sponsorship was transferred to Gilead Sciences Ireland Unlimited Company, Ireland, in July 2021.

This medicine is now known as sacituzumab govitecan.

Key facts

Active substance
Immunoglobulin G1, anti-(human tumour-associated calcium signal transducer 2)(human-Mus musculus monoclonal hRS7 heavy chain), disulfide with human-Mus musculus monoclonal hRS7 κ-chain, dimer, hexakis(thioether) with (4S)-4-[[[[4-[[(2S)-2-(4-aminobutyl)-2-[[2-[2-[[26-[4-[[[[4-[(3-mercapto-2,5-dioxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)methyl]cyclohexyl]carbonyl]amino]methyl]-1H-1,2,3-triazol-1-yl]-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24-octaoxahexacos-1-yl]amino]-2-oxoethoxy]acetyl]amino]-1-oxoethyl]amino]phenyl]methoxy]carbonyl]oxy]-4,11-diethyl-9-hydroxy-1H-pyrano[3',4':6,7]indolizino[1,2-b]quinoline-3,14(4H,12H)-dione (sacituzumab govitecan)
Intented use
The treatment of pancreatic cancer
Orphan designation status
Positive
EU designation number
EU/3/14/1343
Date of designation
15/10/2014
Sponsor
Gilead Sciences Ireland Unlimited Company
Ida Business Park
Carrigtwohill
T45 DP77
Co. Cork
Ireland
Tel: +353 21 4825500
E-mail: malgorzata.legowiak@gilead.com

Review of designation

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

Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation

Patients' organisations

For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:

  • European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.

  • Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe.

EU register of orphan medicines

The list of medicines that have received an orphan designation in the EU is available on the European Commission's website:

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