Amarin's current plan is to launch Vascepa based on product produced by its existing API supplier, Nisshin Pharma. Amarin has agreed to a protocol with FDA for the qualification of additional API suppliers. Amarin's plan is for Slanmhor, along with BASF and Chemport, to complete all necessary qualification steps to facilitate the submission of supplemental New Drug Applications that seek approval for Amarin's new suppliers to manufacture Vascepa for use in the United States.
Amarin Corporation plc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health. Amarin's product development program leverages its extensive experience in lipid science and the potential therapeutic benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Vascepa ® (icosapent ethyl), Amarin's first FDA approved product, is a patented, ultra pure omega-3 fatty acid comprising not less than 96% EPA. For more information about Vascepa visit www.vascepa.com . For more information about Amarin visit www.amarincorp.com .
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