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0.9% Sodium Chloride 10 mL, 20 mL, and 50 mL Preservative Free Vials

Last Updated: March 31, 2018
Status: Current

0.9% Sodium Chloride 10 mL, 20 mL, and 50 mL Preservative Free Vials and Syringes

Products Affected - Description
  • 0.9% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
    10 mL single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0186-10)
    20 mL single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0186-20)

 
0.9% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Pfizer
10 mL single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4888-10)
10 mL Life-Shield single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4888-12)
20 mL single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4888-20)
50 mL single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4888-50)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has 0.9% sodium chloride preservative-free vials on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
Available Products
  • 0.9% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Medefil, Inc.
    10 mL syringe, 60 count (NDC 64253-0202-30)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has 0.9% sodium chloride preservative free 10 mL and 20 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-April 2018 for the 10 mL vials and early-June 2018 for the 20 mL vials.
    • Pfizer has 0.9% sodium chloride preservative free 10 mL LifeShield syringes on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-June 2018. The 10 mL, 20 mL, and 50 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-April 2018 for the 10 mL and 50 mL vials and mid-June 2018 for the 20 mL vials.

Updated

March 31, 10 and 2, February 20, January 30 and 9, 2018; December 15, November 21 and 7, October 2, September 11, August 4, June 27 and 12, 2017, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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