Valsartan: Updates and Challenges

Rami Kariv, Ministry of Health, Israel
Zipi Hess, Ministry of Health, Israel

Regulatory Authorities received from June 2018 information that some (val)sartan products were contaminated with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)
and with N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), known as possible carcinogen for humans. Those contaminations far exceeded regulatory exposure limits.

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