In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
The vaccine components are stable at temperatures >8°C to 30°C for a cumulative time of 168 hours.
The product can be returned to the fridge and no change in expiry dates is required if exposed to the above conditions.
Contact GSK in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred for the most up-to-date stability data. Refer to the electronic medicines compendium (eMC) at https://www.medicines.org.uk for company contact details.
Public Health England has guidance on responding to errors in vaccine storage, handling and administration.