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Sterile Water for Injection Large Volume Bags

Last Updated: February 15, 2018
Status: Resolved

Sterile Water for Injection Large Volume Bags

Products Affected - Description
  • Sterile Water for Injection, BBraun
    250 mL bag, 24 count (NDC 00264-7850-20)
    500 mL bag, 24 count (NDC 00264-7850-10)
    1000 mL bag, 12 count (NDC 00264-7850-00)
    2000 mL bag, 4 count (NDC 00264-7385-50)
    3000 mL bag, 4 count (NDC 00264-7385-60)

    Sterile Water for Injection, Baxter
    1000 mL bag, 14 count (NDC 00338-0013-04)

2000 mL bag, 6 count (NDC 00338-0013-06)
3000 mL bag, 4 count (NDC 00338-0013-08)
5000 mL bag, 2 count (NDC 00338-0013-29)
 
Sterile Water for Injection, ICU Medical
1000 mL bag, 12 count (NDC 00409-7990-09)
2000 mL bag, 6 count (NDC 00409-7118-07)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter has sterile water for injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • BBraun did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • ICU Medical has sterile water for injection on shortage due to increased demand.

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has sterile water for injection 2000 mL bags on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 1000 mL, 3000 mL, and 5000 mL bags are on allocation.
    • BBraun has all sterile water for injection bags on allocation to current customers.
    • ICU Medical has sterile water for injection 1000 mL and 2000 mL bags available in limited supply.

Implications for Patient Care

  • ASHP has an FAQ on the sterile water for injection shortage.

Updated

February 15 and 1, 2018; December 20, 2017, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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