Immunization standards

New Product Information Sheets (PIS) since 2000 edition

Readers should note that with the introduction of the PQS system in temperature monitoring devices, effective from 1 October 2007, all items listed in PIS 2000 Edition WHO/V&B/00.13 "Section E6: Thermometers, thermo-recorders and indicators" are NO LONGER VALID. New PQS codes are issued to equipment/devices that comply with new specifications and verification protocols for temperature monitoring devices under the PQS system. E06 items that appear only in the PIS catalogue but not in the list of prequalified devices of the PQS system are no longer recommended by the WHO.

Readers should note that with the introduction of PQS system in injection devices, effective from 30 June 2005 all items listed in PIS 2000 Edition WHO/V&B/00.13 "Section E8: Equipment for administration of vaccine and micronutrients" are NO LONGER VALID. New PQS codes are issued to devices that comply with new specifications and verification protocols for injection devices under the PQS system. E8 items that appear only in PIS catalogue but not in the list of prequalified devices of the PQS system are no longer recommended by the WHO.

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Last update:

10 November 2011 21:02 CET