Evaluation of bovine spongiform encephalopathy risk via the use of materials of bovine origin in or during the manufacture of vaccines

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Reference number CPMP/BWP/476/01
Published 28/02/2001
Keywords Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), risk, vaccine
Description This document adresses the safety of the use of bovine-origin materials in vaccines. It concludes that the risk of BSE contamination of vaccines used within the European Union is extremely low thanks to the safety measures being taken.


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