Healthcare Infection Prevention

Which lots of vaccine are being recalled?

Merck & Co. has initiated a voluntary recall in the United States for 10 lots of PedvaxHIB® [Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Meningococcal Protein Conjugate)] and two lots of COMVAX® [Haemophilus b Conjugate (Meningococcal Protein Conjugate) and Hepatitis B (Recombinant) Vaccine]. The affected doses were distributed in the United States starting in April 2007. The lots that are being recalled are:

Description

  • PedvaxHIB® 0677U 11 January 2010;
  • PedvaxHIB® 0820U 12 January 2010;
  • PedvaxHIB® 0995U 16 January 2010;
  • PedvaxHIB® 1164U 18 January 2010;
  • PedvaxHIB® 0259U 17 October 2009;
  • PedvaxHIB® 0435U 18 October 2009;
  • PedvaxHIB® 0436U 19 October 2009;
  • PedvaxHIB® 0437U 19 October 2009;
  • PedvaxHIB® 0819U 09 January 2010;
  • PedvaxHIB® 1167U 10 January 2010;
  • COMVAX® 0376U 05 January 2010;
  • COMVAX® 0377U 08 January 2010.