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Two-Dimensional (2D) Vaccine Barcodes

Image of 2D barcodeSince 2011, CDC and its immunization partners have been exploring the potential of two-dimensional (2D) barcoding to streamline immunization practices.

On these pages you will find information about 2D barcodes for vaccines:

  • About 2D Vaccine Barcodes
    Find background information about the need for 2D barcoding, details on the pilot study, and diagram of the pilot vaccine and information flow
  • For Vaccine Manufacturers
    Find resources on guidance for industry, along with presentations and summary documents from the vaccine manufacturer's forum
  • For Vaccine Providers
    Find training documents and videos, plus AAP guidance
  • For Software Developers
    Find information on 2D barcode scanning functional capabilities including National Drug Codes (NDC) primary to secondary packaging relationships with GTINs.

 

Vaccines Shipping with 2D Barcodes

2D barcoded vaccines currently being shipped by vaccine manufacturers are listed in the table below.  This list will be updated when additional 2D barcoded vaccines become available.

Note: If you are aware of a 2D barcoded vaccine currently shipping that is not on this list, please send a brief email containing the name of the manufacturer, brand of vaccine, presentation (vial type or syringe) and vaccine name to the CDC IIS Technical Assistance Team (or use IIS mailing address).

2D Barcoded Vaccines Currently Shipping Table

Manufacturer Brand Presentation Vaccine
GlaxoSmithKline BOOSTRIX® Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Tdap
GlaxoSmithKline CERVARIX® Prefilled syringe HPV
GlaxoSmithKline ENGERIX-B Pediatric® Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Hepatitis B
GlaxoSmithKline ENGERIX-B Adult® Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Hepatitis B
GlaxoSmithKline FLUARIX® Prefilled syringe Influenza
GlaxoSmithKline FLUARIX® QUADRIVALENT Prefilled syringe Influenza
GlaxoSmithKline HAVRIX Pediatric® Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Hepatitis A
GlaxoSmithKline HAVRIX Adult® Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Hepatitis A
GlaxoSmithKline INFANRIX® Prefilled syringe, single dose vial DTaP
GlaxoSmithKline KINRIX® Prefilled syringe DTaP-IPV
GlaxoSmithKline MENHIBRIX® Single dose vial Meningococcal/Hib
GlaxoSmithKline PEDIARIX® Prefilled syringe DTaP/HepB/IPV
GlaxoSmithKline ROTARIX® combo kit X10 Rotavirus
GlaxoSmithKline TWINRIX® Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Hepatitis A/Hepatitis B
Merck GARDASIL® Prefilled syringe, single dose vial HPV
Merck GARDASIL® 9 Single dose vial HPV
Merck M-M-R® II Single dose vial MMR
Merck PedvaxHIB® Single dose vial Hib
Merck PNEUMOVAX® 23 Single dose vial Pneumococcal
Merck ProQuad® Single dose vial MMR/Varicella
Merck RECOMBIVAX HB® - Adult Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Hepatitis B
Merck RECOMBIVAX HB® - Dialysis Single dose vial Hepatitis B
Merck RECOMBIVAX HB® - Pediatric Single dose vial Hepatitis B
Merck RotaTeq® Single dose tube Rotavirus
Merck VAQTA® - Adult Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Hepatitis A
Merck VAQTA® - Pediatric Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Hepatitis A
Merck VARIVAX® Single dose vial Varicella
Merck ZOSTAVAX® Single dose vial Varicella
Sanofi Pasteur ActHIB® single dose vial Hib
Sanofi Pasteur Adacel® single dose vial, prefilled syringe Tdap
Sanofi Pasteur DAPTACEL® single dose vial DTaP
Sanofi Pasteur Fluzone® single dose vial Influenza
Sanofi Pasteur Fluzone® High-Dose prefilled syringe Influenza
Sanofi Pasteur Fluzone® QIV Prefilled syringe, single dose vial, multidose vial Influenza
Sanofi Pasteur Fluzone® TIV Prefilled syringe, single dose vial Influenza
Sanofi Pasteur IPOL® multi dose vial Polio
Sanofi Pasteur Menactra® single dose vial Meningococcal
Sanofi Pasteur Menomune® single dose vial Meningococcal
Sanofi Pasteur Pediatric DT single dose vial Diphtheria-Tetanus
Sanofi Pasteur Pentacel® single dose vial DTaP-IPV/Hib
Sanofi Pasteur TENIVAC® single dose vial, prefilled syringe Diphtheria-Tetanus
Sanofi Pasteur YF-VAX Single dose vial, multi dose vial Yellow Fever
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