• Corpus ID: 46291513

COMMITTEE FOR VETERINARY MEDICINAL PRODUCTS THIOMERSAL AND TIMERFONATE

@inproceedings{1997COMMITTEEFV,
  title={COMMITTEE FOR VETERINARY MEDICINAL PRODUCTS THIOMERSAL AND TIMERFONATE},
  author={},
  year={1997}
}
  • Published 1997
2. Thiomersal and timerfonate are organomercuric compounds used as preservatives in vaccines, antigens and immunoglobulins intended for use in humans and animals. At present these substances seem to best fulfil the requirements for efficacious preservatives used in inactivated vaccines because they do not react with antigen and are effective at very low concentrations. According to the recent survey, 73% of inactivated multidose vaccines for food-producing animals marketed in European Union… 
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Studies on the cumulative effect of sodium thiomersal on broilers vaccinated with inactivated poultry vaccines
TLDR
It is recommended that vaccinated poultry with inactivated vaccines containing thiomersal should not be slaughtered before at least 4 weeks and it is preferable to use combined inactivation vaccines to reduce the thiomeric contents as possible.