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

Last Updated: January 17, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 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, 50 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-4888-50
Reason for the Shortage
    • Fresenius Kabi has sodium chloride vials available.
    • Pfizer has sodium chloride vials on shortage due to increased demand.
Available Products
    • 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, Medefil, Inc., 10 mL syringe, 60 count, NDC 64253-0202-30
    • 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, 20 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-4888-20

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has 0.9% sodium chloride 10 mL LifeShield syringes on back order and the company estimates a release date of June 2023. The 50 mL vials are available in limited supply.

Updated

Updated January 17, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created October 6, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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