Dispatch, Receipt & Storage

STORAGE: Between 2-8°C

PRESENTATION: Vial of 100ml (50 doses), 50ml (25 doses), and 20ml (10 doses)

SHELF LIFE: 24 Months

VACCINATION PROCESS:

DISPATCH, RECEIPT AND STORAGE OF VACCINE

  • Transport, handling and storage of FMD vaccine should always be done at 2-8°C
  • If necessary, replace the used gel packs/ ice packs if the transit time exceeds 24 hours with freshly frozen gel/ ice packs
  • Upon receipt, check the temperature of the vaccine carrier box / Thermocole box
  • Accept the vaccine consignment if temperature is within the range. Reject the vaccine consignment if the temperature found to be beyond acceptable range. Document such rejections properly.
  • After Receipt of the vaccine, stored at 2-8°C
  • Do not store the vaccine in the freezer cabinet. Frozen vial is to be discarded.
  • Do not expose the vaccine to higher temperature (beyond 2-8°C) other wise potency of the vaccine deteriorates
  • Document complaints properly with information to the concerned authorities.
 

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