E4 Paves the Road Towards a Revolutionary Era of Environmental Friendly Medicines

  • Estelle® to be the 1st Combined Oral Contraceptive (COC) based on an environmental friendly estrogen (E4)
  • Environmental Risk Assessment study demonstrates absence of environmental risk for Estetrol (E4)
  • E4 endocrine disruptive effects on the environment are insignificant in comparison to currently marketed estrogens commonly found in the aquatic environment
  • E4 will contribute to preserve intact ground and surface waters and ecosystems in line with UN 2030 sustainable development goals
Liege, Belgium, 10 January 2020 – 7:30  CET – Mithra (Euronext Brussels: MITRA), a company dedicated to Women’s Health, today announces that data from a recent environmental assessment study shows that Estetrol (E4) is significantly more environmentally-friendly compared to alternatives currently on the market.