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Components of
Td Vaccine

Excipients Table
Allergens Table
Components Table

 

Indication

To prevent infection with Clostridium tetani and Corynebacterium diphtheriae

For active immunization for the prevention of tetanus and diphtheria

Proprietary Name

Tenivac

Td (generic)

Manufacturer

sanofi pasteur

sanofi pasteur

Viability

Inactivated

Inactivated

Microorganism

Clostridium tetani and  Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Clostridium tetani and  Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Dose

0.5 mL

0.5 mL

Route

Intramuscular

Intramuscular

Appearance

White and cloudy

Turbid liquid, whitish-gray in color

Concentration (per 0.5 mL)

Diphtheria, 2 Lf U

Tetanus, 5 Lf U

Diphtheria, 2 Lf U

Tetanus, 5 Lf U

Preservatives

None

Thimerosal, 25 mcg

Adjuvants

Aluminum potassium sulfate, (≤ 0.33 mg aluminum)

Aluminum potassium sulfate, (≤ 0.28 mg aluminum)

Excipients

Formaldehyde, ≤5.0 mcg

Formaldehyde, 0.02%

Allergens

Contains no latex

Vial stopper may contain dry natural latex rubber

Media

Mueller and Miller (modified)

Peptone-based

Mueller and Miller (modified)

Packaging

Single-dose (0.5 mL) vials and disposable prefilled syringes

Single-dose (0.5 mL) vials and disposable prefilled syringes

Routine storage

2 to 8 C (36-46 F)

Do Not Freeze

2 to 8 C (36-46 F)

Do Not Freeze

updated November 2013

 

This page was last updated on February 12, 2014

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