Risk. Use of amino acids, proteins and peptides is not considered to cause any environmental impact, but see further information in the Fass text.
This summary information comes from Fass.
Fass environmental information
Fass environmental information for Eporatio (Epoetin theta) from Teva (downloaded 2023-09-19).
According to the European Medicines Agency guideline on environmental risk assessments for pharmaceuticals (EMA/CHMP/SWP/4447/00), vitamins, electrolytes, amino acids, peptides, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids proteins, vaccines and herbal medicinal products are exempted because they are unlikely to result in significant risk to the environment.
Even though biomolecules, such as vaccines and hormones, are exempted they should still be regarded as biologically active.
Author: Health and Medical Care Administration, Region Stockholm