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Flashcards in Vaccine Panel Deck (4):
1

What is the VICP?

Vaccine Injury Compensation Program run by the federal government, which assumes all responsibility from vaccine manufacturers for litigating claims

2

Where are VICP claims filed?

Secretary of Health and Human Services

3

How is Thimerosal used in vaccines?

As a preservative to prevent bacterial growth converted to thiosalicylate and ethyl mercury (non-toxic)

4

How much thimerosal is in each vaccine?

25-50 ug Mercury