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

Last Updated: August 6, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 0.9% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0186-10
    • 0.9% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 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
    • 0.9% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 10 mL Life-Shield single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-4888-12
    • 0.9% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 20 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-4888-20
    • 0.9% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 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 mid-August 2018 for the 10 mL vials and late-August 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 September 2018. The 10 mL vials are available in limited supply. The 20 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of October 2018. The 50 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of August 2018.

Updated

Updated August 6, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 12, 2017 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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