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Regarding a Warning Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

June 17, 2020

Takeda confirms that it received a Warning Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related to a routine inspection of the Hikari Plant in Japan in November 2019.

Following the inspection, the FDA made several technical observations about procedures and oversight. After the inspection, Takeda immediately put into place a comprehensive corrective action/preventative action (CAPA) plan and have been providing monthly progress updates to the FDA.

Further, Takeda will respond to the FDA within the targeted timeframe.

Takeda has a strong history of upholding robust quality standards and is committed to working with the FDA to remediate this situation in a timely manner. Patients are Takeda’s first priority. It is Takeda’s position that patient safety is not impacted. We continue to monitor product supply daily.