In a statement, Premier Li Keqiang said the incident involving Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd., in a statement to the effect that it is the source of the vaccine.
The incident is committed to embarrassment for Chinese leaders who have committed themselves to fake and shoddy drugs, milk and other goods.
There were no reports of injuries due to the rabies vaccine but the disclosure was prompted at outpouring of criticism online.
Changsheng Life Sciences was ordered to stop rabies vaccine.
Rabies is endemic to some areas of China.
In October, the same company was ordered to stop producing a DPT,
or diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus, vaccine after batch was found to be defective.