Docetaxel SUN: Withdrawal of the marketing authorisation application



On 6 June 2016, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe B.V. officially notified the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) that it wishes to withdraw its application for a marketing authorisation for Docetaxel Sun, for the treatment of various types of cancer.

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    Questions and answers on the withdrawal of the marketing authorisation application for Docetaxel Sun (docetaxel) (PDF/73.51 KB)

    First published: 24/06/2016
    Last updated: 24/06/2016

  • Key facts

    Docetaxel SUN
    Product number
    International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
    • docetaxel
    Date of withdrawal
    Company making the application
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe B.V.
    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    An assessment report is published when the application is withdrawn after the first stage of the CHMP's evaluation is completed ('day 120').

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