The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) said it has no objection in respect of 'Extension of Shelf Life of Covishield Vaccine' in multi-dose glass vial (10 dose-5ml) from six months to nine months.
"You are permitted to apply the shelf life of nine months to unlabelled vials available on hand, subject to the condition that the details of such stock, batch-wise, shall be submitted to this office and Central Drugs Laboratory, Kasauli," Somani said in the letter.
According to an update by UK drug regulator dated February 22, the shelf-life of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is six months.
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