Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine

[28 July 2015]

Products Affected - Description

There are no products affected.

Reason for the Shortage

  • These products are also known as adult tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines.
  • Sanofi-Pasteur has Adacel vials in short supply due to increased demand.
  • Sanofi-Pasteur updated the NDC numbers on the individual vials and syringes (unit of use). The NDC numbers on the outside cartons (unit of sale) remain the same.
  • Adult Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed (Td) (Tenivac, Sanofi-Pasteur) is not affected by this shortage.

Available Products

Adacel Vaccine, Sanofi-Pasteur
0.5 mL, single dose syringes, package of 10 (NDC 49281-0400-15)
0.5 mL, single dose vials, package of 10, unit of sale (NDC 49281-0400-10), unit of use (NDC 49281-0400-58)
Boostrix Vaccine, GlaxoSmithKline
0.5 mL, single dose syringes, 10 count (NDC 58160-0842-52)
0.5 mL, single dose vials, 10 count (NDC 58160-0842-11)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All presentations are available.

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July 28, May 20, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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