Teddy Vac


Diphtheria and Tetanus vaccine (Adsorbed) for Adults and Adolescents (Td vaccine) is
supplied as a liquid formulation in a glass vial. It is a whitish turbid suspension of Diphtheria
toxoid and Tetanus toxoid adsorbed on Aluminium phosphate, which is used as adjuvant.
Thiomersal is added as preservative.


Each single human dose of 0.5 ml contains:

Diphtheria Toxoid    ≥ 2 IU

[Corynebacterium diphtheriae – CN 2000 (sub-strain of PW 8 strain)]

Tetanus Toxoid        ≥ 20 IU

[Clostridium tetani – No:49205, Harvard Strain]

Aluminium Phosphate as AI        ≤ 1.25 mg

Thiomersal (as preservative)          0.01% w/v

Saline          q.s. to 0.5 ml


For active immunizaon against Diphtheria and Tetanus in Adolescents (10 years to
below 18 years) & Adults (Age 18 years to 60 Years).

Dosage form and strength:

Suspension for Intramuscular Injection:

l Single dose (0.5 mL in 2 mL vial)

lTen dose (5 mL in 5 mL vial)

Warnings and Special precautions
  • Warnings

    • Tetanus vaccine should not be administered more frequently than once in 10 years for booster except in the following cases: In case of bad wounds booster doses are indicated if last dose was administered more than 5 years earlier.
    • For a person who has experienced severe hypersensitivity reaction during the previous dose should not be administered with the vaccine more frequently than 10 years even if they have a badwound.
    • Tetanus vaccine should not be administered to persons with any bleeding disorder, such as hemophilia or thrombocytopenia or to persons on an anticoagulant therapy unless the potential benefits clearly outweigh the risk of administration.

    Special Precautions for Storage

    • Store the vaccine in a dry, dark place at a temperature of +2° C and +8° C.
    • Transport the vaccine at a temperature of +2° C and +8° C.
    • Discard the ampoule if contents are frozen.
  • Hypersensitivity to any component of the vaccine.
  • Anaphylaxis or other serious allergic reaction following a previous dose of this vaccine, any other tetanus toxoid containing vaccine, or any component of this vaccine.
  • Immunization should be deferred during the course of any febrile illness or acute infection. A minor febrile illness such as mild upper respiratory infection is not a contraindications.
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