EU/3/15/1524

About

On 28 July 2015, orphan designation (EU/3/15/1524) was granted by the European Commission to Ultragenyx UK Limited, United Kingdom, for triheptanoin for the treatment of long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-coA dehydrogenase deficiency.

The sponsorship was transferred first to Ultragenyx Netherlands B.V., the Netherlands, in February 2019 and subsequently to Ultragenyx Germany GmbH, Germany, in February 2020.

Key facts

Active substance
Triheptanoin
Disease / condition
Treatment of long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-coA dehydrogenase deficiency
Date of first decision
28/07/2015
Outcome
Positive
EU designation number
EU/3/15/1524

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

Ultragenyx Germany GmbH
Friedrichstrasse 191
10117 Berlin
Germany
Tel. +49 30 2065 9217
E-mail: inquiry@ultragenyx.com

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.

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