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​Vaccine Storage Cha​rt

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Vaccine Storage and Handling Guidance is also available.

VaccineWhere to storeAcceptable temperature rangeDiluent StorageDiluent temperature ranges

All DTaP vaccines

(DTaP-Hep B-IPV – Pediarix, DTaP-IPV – KINRIX, DTaP-Hib-IPV – Pentacel

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

 

2°C–8°C

For those with Diluent, Refrigerator2°C–8°C

Hib vaccines (PedvaxHIB and

Comvax, ActHIB, Hiberix)

 

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°CFor those with Diluent, Refrigerator2°C–8°C

Hep A: Havrix, VAQTA

Hep B: Engerix-B,

Recombivax HB HepA-Hep B: Twinrix

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°CNo diluent 

HPV2: Cervarix HPV4:

Gardasil

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°CNo diluent 

LAIV:

FluMist

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°CNo diluent 

IIV

 

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°C  
MMR

Refrigerator

or

Freezer

-50°C to +8°C

Refrigerator or room temperature

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°C o​r 20°C–25°C
Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines, Menveo and Menactra

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°CFor those with Diluent, refrigerator2°C–8°C
MPSV4: Menomune

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°C

Refrigerator

 

2°C–8°C

PCV13: Prevnar 13

PPSV23: Pneumovax 23

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°C  
IPV: IPOL

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°C  
RV1: ROTARIX or RV5: RotaTeq

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°C

For Rotarix, store diluent separately at room temperature

 

20°C–25°C.​

 

Td: DECAVAC DT: Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoid and Tdap: Tdap: Adacel, Boostrix

Refrigerator

Do not freeze or expose to freezing temperatures

2°C–8°C  
VAR: Varivax (chickenpox) zoster/shingles)

Freezer

Vaccine should be stored only in freezers or refrigerator/freezer units with separate compartments and exterior doors

 

-50°C to -15°C

Refrigerator or room temperature

Store separately from vaccine.

2°C–8°C or 20°C–25°C

Do not freeze diluent or expose to freezing temperatures.

MMRV: ProQuad

Freezer

Vaccine should be stored only in freezers or refrigerator/freezer units with separate compartments and exterior doors

 

-50°C to      –15°C

Refrigerator or room temperature

Store separately from vaccine.

2°C–8°C or 20°C–25°C

Do not freeze diluent or expose to freezing temperatures.

Zostavax (herpes zoster/shingles)

Freezer

Vaccine should be stored only in freezers or refrigerator/freezer units with separate compartments and exterior doors

-50° to -1​5°C

Refrigerator or room temperature

Store separately from vaccine.

2°C–8°C or 20°C–25°C

Do not freeze diluent or expose to freezing temperatures.​

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