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Alcohol Dehydrated Injection (Ethanol)

Last Updated: July 5, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Alcohol Dehydrated (Ethanol) injection, American Regent, 98% or greater, 1 mL ampule, 10 count, NDC 00517-8571-10
    • Alcohol Dehydrated (Ethanol) injection, American Regent, 98% or greater, 5 mL ampule, 10 count, NDC 00517-8575-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn states the back order was due to manufacturing delays.
    • Flon Laboratories has dehydrated alcohol 1 mL and 5 mL vials available through Morris and Dickson and direct orders. The customer service number is 877-358-4342. It is being marketed by MHC Pharma, LLC.
Available Products
    • Alcohol Dehydrated (Ethanol) injection, Akorn, 98% or greater, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 17478-0503-05
    • Alcohol Dehydrated injection, Flon Laboratories LLC, 1 mL vial, 5 count, NDC 71414-0301-05
    • Alcohol Dehydrated injection, Flon Laboratories LLC, 5 mL vial, 5 count, NDC 71414-0305-05
    • Alcohol Dehydrated, Letco Medical, 190 proof, 3840 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 62991-1663-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has dehydrated alcohol 1 mL and 5 mL ampules on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated July 5, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created November 17, 2016 by Elyse MacDonald, PharmD, MS, BCPS. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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