Adjuvants in vaccines for human use

Current effective version

PDF iconAdopted guideline

Reference numberCHMP/VEG/134716/04
Published20/01/2005
Effective from31/07/2005
KeywordsImmunomodulators, adjuvants, vaccines
DescriptionThis document addresses the quality, non-clinical and clinical issues arising from the use of new or established adjuvants in vaccines. The applicability of this guideline to established adjuvants will vary on case-by-case basis. Adjuvants that are given separately and/or at a different time point from the vaccine antigens are not considered to be adjuvants and are called immunomodulators. Read together with the PDF iconExplanatory note on immunomodulators


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First version

Current version

PDF iconAdopted guideline


PDF iconConcept paper

In operation: 31/07/2005–present


Published: 25/04/2002


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