VAXCHORA (Cholera Vaccine, Live, Oral) Storage and Handling Update
Informational / Vaccine / On 11 November 2019, Emergent Biosolutions will begin shipping a new VAXCHORA product that can no longer be stored in the freezer. The new product will have a new NDC number (70460-004-01) and requires refrigerated storage (2-8 C). See attached for a frequently asked question document from the manufacturer.
Do not move any remaining on hand stock of VAXCHORA with NDC 70460-0001-01 to refrigerated storage.
---Continue to store those doses in the freezer from -25 to -15 degrees Celsius.
New shipments of VAXCHORA with NDC 70460-0004-01 should be refrigerated at 2-8 degrees Celsius.
---There are no other changes to the instructions for reconstitution or administration of the new product.
In the event the new refrigerated product is inadvertently stored in a freezer, move it to refrigerated storage, and contact your logistics service representative for disposition instructions.