Vaccine Trade Name:
BCG Vaccine, Serum Institute of India, Ltd.
BCG Vaccine, Live, Freeze-Dried, Attenuated
Serum Institute of India, Ltd.
Date of prequalification or approval:
10/ 20 dose vial + ampoule of diluent
Lyophilized + Sodium Chloride 1 ml diluent
Route of administration:
intradermal (0.05 mL dose for children under one year) (0.1 mL dose for recipients over one year)
Cold Chain volume per dose (cm3):
2.611 (0.1 mL dose) 1.305 (0.05 mL dose)
Carton of 50 vials (active) + carton of 50 ampoules of diluent
Handling of opened multi-dose vials:
WHO recommends that opened vials of this vaccine should be discarded 6 hours after opening or at the end of the immunization session, whichever comes first.
Link to product package insert: