Boostrix Vaccine Recall

Boostrix Vaccine Recall

PHAC has advised that GSK, the manufacturer of Boostrix vaccine, has issued a voluntary recall of Boostrix vaccine in pre-filled syringe form with the lot number 2259Z.

This recall is effective immediately. The recall is a result of a few empty syringes identified on GSKs production line. Health care providers that have the impacted lot number are advised to:

  • Immediately quarantine the vaccine.
  • Return the vaccine in quarantine to the regional vaccine depot you received it from by Friday, October 14th. Cold chain does not need to be maintained.

If you have received this particular product through private procurement, please contact your supplier for more information.