Treosulfan

Treosulfan is an alkylating agent that has centralized marketing authorization by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for use in the European Union (EU) for the treatment of ovarian cancer. Treosulfan is a bifunctional alkylating agent with antineoplastic activity derived from its nonenzymatic conversion to epoxide compounds that react with nucleophilic centers of DNA. It is used for the treatment of ovarian carcinoma. The compound differs structurally from busulfan only by the presence of two hydroxyl groups. However, these changes impart a different metabolic profile and mechanism of action; in contrast to busulfan, treosulfan is metabolized in vivo to active epoxides, dL-diepoxybutane, which serve as bifunctional alkylating agents.

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.

Treosulfan

CAS Registry Number:
299-75-2
Brand names:
Ovastat, Treosulfan Medac
Cost:
$639 USD

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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), and to obtain the following information:

  • The numerical OEL and control band assignment needed to determine the level of required engineering controls and personal protective equipment
  • A listing of all cited references utilized in the derivation of the OEL and ADE
  • An expert review and discussion with respect to the critical endpoints of concern, the rationale for the choice of endpoints, and dose that is to be used in the derivation of the ADE (PDE), as required by the EMA's Guideline on setting health-based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the manufacture of different medicinal products in shared facilities

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