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
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.