Immunization standards

OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine) bivalent Types 1 and 3 (20 dose)

Vaccine Trade Name: Poliomyelitis Vaccine (oral) Bivalent types 1 and 3

Vaccine Type:OPV (Oral Polio vaccine) bivalent types 1 and 3

Manufacturer: Serum Institute of India Ltd.

Country of Manufacture: India

Date of prequalification: 04 February 2013

NRA of Record: Central Drugs Standard Control Organization

Product Description

Pharmaceutical form: liquid

Presentation: 20 dose vial

Route of administration: oral

Vaccine Vial Monitor: Type 2

Shelf life: 24 months at -20°C

Secondary Packaging: carton of 50 vials [185 X 95 X 50 mm]

Cold Chain volume per dose (cm3): 0.88

Tertiary Packaging: 1) Expanded polystyrene box containing 900 vials [579 X 464 X 330 mm] followed by Shipper [600 X 480 X 360 mm]
2) Expanded polystyrene box containing 1200 vials [579 X464 X 370 mm] followed by Shipper [600 X 480 X 410 mm]

Preservative: None.

Handling of opened multi-dose vials: WHO recommends that opened vials of this vaccine may be kept for use in subsequent immunization sessions (up to a maximum of 28 days) provided the conditions outlined in the WHO Policy Statement: The use of opened multi-dose vials of vaccine in subsequent immunization sessions are met.


Last update:

15 December 2015 13:44 CET