Assessment report for BLINCYTO (blinatumomab), 24 September 2015, EMA/CHMP/469312/2015.
"Blinatumomab is a protein, the use of which will not alter the concentration or distribution of the substance in the environment. Therefore, blinatumomab it is not expected to result in a significant risk to the environment."
Fass environmental information for BLINCYTO from Amgen (downloaded 2019-09-04).
The use of amino acids, proteins and peptides is not expected to have any environmental impact.
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.
Author: Health and Medical Care Administration, Region Stockholm