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Sterile Mineral Oil Shortage

Last Updated: March 21, 2022
Status: Current

Reason for the Shortage
    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • Muri-Lube, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0254-10
    • Muri-Lube, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0254-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has Muri-Lube 2 mL and 10 mL vials available.

Implications for Patient Care

    • Sterile mineral oil is indicated for use as a lubricant for surgical instruments. Muri-Lube is not intended for parenteral or oral use.


Updated March 21, 2022 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created October 28, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2022, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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