Receiving of frozen Comirnaty concentrate for adults and adolescents in ultra-low temperature freezers in Trusts

Ian Allen, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Regional Specialist (NW), North West Pharmaceutical Quality AssurancePublished Last updated See all updates

Instructions for receiving frozen Comirnaty concentrate for adults and adolescents are provided.


The attached standard operating procedure outlines how Comirnaty concentrate for adults and adolescents vaccines should be unpacked and stored.


The attachment is presented in Word to enable adaptation locally, or as reference source to check that existing local procedures are robust and comprehensive.
Within the SOP:

  • GREEN TEXT indicates that detail is awaited, and will be added when available;
  • RED TEXT indicates where detail is to be added locally.


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Change history

  1. Reference to Comirnaty (10 microgram/dose) concentrate for Children 5-11 years removed as this presentation no longer to be delivered frozen
  1. Changed throughout to include Children 5-11 years product. Removal of reference to Regulation 174 product.
  1. Content reviewed and accurate
  1. Updated to reflect availability of Comirnaty-branded product and associated changes
  1. Published