SN-38, an active metabolite of the more water soluble drug irinotecan, is indicated for the treatment of colorectal cancer. It is 1000-times more cytotoxic than irinotecan. Because of poor solubility, it is not a viable therapeutic agent; however, it is part of antibody drug conjugates (ADC)s and liposomal formulations currently under development for the treatment of cancer. SN-38 hydrochloride, a quinoline alkaloid, inhibits DNA topoisomerase 1 inhibitor and causes cell death similarly to irinotecan.
Affygility Solutions has an occupational exposure limit (OEL) and control band assignment for this active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). This monograph also contains the acceptable daily exposure (ADE) value.
OEL Fastrac monographs are a cost-effective and convenient way to meet the requirements for PDEs (ADEs) contained in the EMA Guideline on setting health based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the manufacture of different medicinal products in shared facilities (EMA/CHMP/CVMP/SWP/169430/2012), as well as PIC/S and ANVISA requirements, and to obtain the following information:
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Affygility Solutions’ OEL Fastrac service is an user-friendly system that enables us to make confident decisions and focus on moving the compound safely through our facility. We can quickly access the database to determine if a new drug is within the OEL Fastrac library, and if so, immediately download a detailed OEL banding report. The OEL Fastrac system has been a helpful tool in our overall EH&S program.