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Northfield Laboratories has filed for bankruptcy protection after its red blood cell substitute PolyHeme was denied approval by the US FDA. The US firm said it will liquidate its assets in a chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.


FDA accepts Northfield's BLA for red blood cell substitute PolyHeme

The US FDAhas accepted Northfield Laboratories' BLA for its only product, a human haemoglobin-based red blood cell substitute named PolyHeme, for the treatment of urgent, large volume blood loss when a blood transfusion is required and red blood cells are not available.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Blood & Coagulation Disorders & Products
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Public
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Northfield Laboratories Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Steven A Gould, MD, Chmn. & CEO
    Laurel A Omert, MD, CMO
  • Contact Info
  • Northfield Laboratories Inc.
    Phone: (847) 864-3500
    1560 Sherman Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60201-4422