Biferonex: Withdrawal of the marketing authorisation application

interferon beta-1a


On 28 May 2009, BioPartners GmbH officially notified the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) that it wishes to withdraw its application for a marketing authorisation for Biferonex, for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

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    Questions and answers on the withdrawal of the marketing authorisation application for Biferonex (interferon beta-1a) (PDF/36.87 KB)

    First published: 02/07/2009
    Last updated: 02/07/2009

  • Key facts

    Product number
    International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
    • interferon beta-1a
    Active substance
    • interferon beta-1a
    Date of withdrawal
    Company making the application
    BioPartners GmbH
    Withdrawal type
    Initial authorisation

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    Related information on withdrawals

    A question-and-answer (Q&A) document provides a summary of the CHMP's evaluation of the medicine at the time of the withdrawal of the application, and includes a link to the company's formal withdrawal letter.

    An assessment report is published when the application is withdrawn after the first stage of the CHMP's evaluation is completed ('day 120').

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