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Alcohol Dehydrated Injection (Ethanol)

Last Updated: March 11, 2020
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Alcohol Dehydrated (Ethanol) injection, Akorn, 98% or greater, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 17478-0503-05 - discontinued
    • Alcohol Dehydrated (Ethanol) injection, Seton Pharmaceuticals, 98% or greater, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 13925-0177-10 - discontinued
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn has stopped manufacturing and distributing dehydrated alcohol as of February 18, 2020.
    • BPI has Ablysinol available. It is the only FDA-approved dehydrated alcohol product.
    • Seton has discontinued dehydrated alcohol.
Available Products
    • Ablysinol injection, BPI Labs, 99% or greater, 5 mL ampule, 10 count, NDC 62250-0105-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn's dehydrated alcohol injection is being distributed by FFF Enterprises. Customers can call FFF Enterprises at 1-800-843-7477 to place orders until supplies are depleted.

Updated

Updated March 11, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 9, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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