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Sterile Water for Injection - Small Volume Vials

Last Updated: January 6, 2018
Status: Current

Sterile Water for Injection - Small Volume Vials

Products Affected - Description
  • Sterile Water for Injection injection, Fresenius Kabi
    5 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0185-05)
    10 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0185-10)
    20 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0185-20)
    50 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0185-50)
    100 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0185-00)

 
Sterile Water for Injection injection, Pfizer
10 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4887-10)
20 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4887-20)
50 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4887-50)
100 mL small-volume vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4887-99)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Pfizer has sterile water for injection in vials on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
  • There is insufficient supply for usual ordering

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has sterile water for injection 10 mL vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available. The 5 mL vials are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 20 mL, 50 mL, and 100 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-February 2018 for the 20 mL vials, late-January 2018 for the 50 mL vials, and early-January 2018 for the 100 mL vials.
    • Pfizer has sterile water for injection 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-January 2018. The 10 mL, 20 mL, and 100 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of March 2018.

Updated

January 6, 2018, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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