Flashcards in Vaccine Panel Deck (4)
What is the VICP?
Vaccine Injury Compensation Program run by the federal government, which assumes all responsibility from vaccine manufacturers for litigating claims
Where are VICP claims filed?
Secretary of Health and Human Services
How is Thimerosal used in vaccines?
As a preservative to prevent bacterial growth converted to thiosalicylate and ethyl mercury (non-toxic)