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Calcium Chloride Injection

Last Updated: February 5, 2018
Status: Current

Calcium Chloride Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, American Regent
    100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-2710-25)

 
Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Amphastar
100 mg/mL, 10 mL Luer-Jet syringe, 10 count (NDC 76329-3304-01)
 
Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Pfizer
100 mg/mL, 10 mL Ansyr syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-1631-10)
100 mg/mL, 10 mL LifeShield syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-4928-34)
 
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent had calcium chloride on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Amphastar has calcium chloride on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Pfizer has calcium chloride on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Mylan Institutional has withdrawn calcium chloride syringes from the market. The company recalled the syringes in April 2015 due to incompatibility of the syringes and some needless adaptors.
Available Products
  • There is insufficient supply for usual ordering

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL vials available in limited supply.
    • Amphastar has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL syringes on intermittent back order with regular releases.
    • Pfizer has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL Ansyr syringes on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-February 2018. The 100 mg/mL 10 mL LifeShield syringes are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2018.

Updated

February 5, January 29 and 10, 2018; December 13, November 29, October 4, September 1, August 10, July 25, June 22, May 11, April 18, March 1, February 16, 2017; December 20, November 22, August 24, July 19, May 16, April 8, March 2, February 1, 2016; December 23, November 9, September 17, February 27, January 16, 2015; December 18, November 21, October 23, September 11, August 7, May 8, February 26, January 13, 2014; November 15, September 27, June 10, May 24, April 23, March 25, February 26, January 23, 2013; December 31, November 6, September 27, June 27, May 22, April 19, March 5, February 22, January 27, 2012; December 13, November 29, October 31, September 28, June 1, May 2, April 29, March 14, February 15, January 28, 2011; December 21, November 16 and 12, October 22, September 20, August 11, July 19, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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