Immunization standards

Lifting of suspension of supply of vaccines manufactured by BB-NCIPD, Bulgaria and distributed by Intervax

29 March 2012

Following WHO assessment of the satisfactory completion of actions by BB-NCIPD to improve its quality system and compliance with standards of Good Manufacturing Practice, the temporary suspension of supply through UN procurement agencies of all BB-NCIPD vaccines has been lifted. This suspension was introduced on 28 April 2011 as a precautionary measure following a quality complaint concerning one batch of Diphtheria-Tetanus vaccine from the manufacturer. Information regarding the introduction of the suspension can be found at: