Sponsor: 
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia)
Administration route: 
Intramuscular injection
Vaccine group: 
Monovalent vaccines

Registered for use from birth.

Recombinant hepatitis B vaccine

Adult formulation

Each 1.0 mL monodose vial or pre-filled syringe contains:

  • 10 µg recombinant hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) protein, adsorbed onto 0.5 mg aluminium hydroxide

Paediatric formulation

Each 0.5 mL monodose vial or pre-filled syringe contains:

  • 5 µg recombinant HBsAg protein, adsorbed onto 0.25 mg aluminium hydroxide

Dialysis formulation

Each 1.0 mL monodose vial contains:

  • 40 µg recombinant HBsAg protein, adsorbed onto 0.5 mg aluminium hydroxide

All formulations contain latex and may contain yeast proteins.

The product information and consumer medicine information for H-B-Vax II have more details.

Audience: 
Infants and children
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Last updated: 
4 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
4 June 2018

Definitions

HBsAg
hepatitis B surface antigen