Immunization standards

Polio vaccine - injectable (10 dose vial)

Vaccine Trade Name: IMOVAX POLIO

Vaccine Type: Polio vaccine - injectable

Manufacturer: Sanofi Pasteur

Country of Manufacture: France

Date of prequalification: 09 December 2005

NRA of Record: ANSM

Product Description

Pharmaceutical form: Liquid

Presentation: 10 dose vial

Route of administration: intramuscular or subcutaneous

Vaccine Vial Monitor: Type 7

Shelf life: 36 months at 2 - 8 °C

Secondary Packaging: 10 vials of 10 doses

Cold Chain volume per dose (cm3): 2.46

Preservative: Phenoxyethanol, 5 mg/ml.

Handling of opened multi-dose vials: WHO recommends that opened vials of this vaccine should be discarded 6 hours after opening or at the end of the immunization session, whichever comes first.


There is a secondary container presentation of a carton containing 1 vial of 10 doses.
However, this is not currently routinely produced by the company.


Last update:

11 February 2015 14:11 CET