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

Last Updated: December 17, 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, 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 has recalled multiple lots of 0.9% sodium chloride 10 mL and 20 mL vials due to labels incorrectly stating the stoppers are latex-free. The letter and the lot numbers affected can be found at https://www.fresenius-kabi.com/us/news/fresenius-kabi-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-of-sodium.
    • 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
    • 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, 10 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-4888-10

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 late-January to early-February 2019.
    • Pfizer has 0.9% sodium chloride preservative free 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of January 2019. The 20 mL vials are available in limited supply.

Updated

Updated December 17, 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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