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Sterile Water for Irrigation Shortage

Last Updated: July 10, 2024
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, Baxter, 1000 mL bottle, 12 count, NDC 00338-0004-04
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, Baxter, 250 mL bottle, 24 count, NDC 00338-0004-02
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, Baxter, 500 mL bottle, 18 count, NDC 00338-0004-03
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, ICU Medical, 1000 mL bottle, 12 count, NDC 00990-7139-09
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, ICU Medical, 1500 mL bottle, 9 count, NDC 00990-7139-36
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, ICU Medical, 250 mL bottle, 24 count, NDC 00990-6139-22
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, ICU Medical, 500 mL bottle, 24 count, NDC 00990-6139-03
Reason for the Shortage
    • BBraun has sterile water for irrigation available.
    • Baxter has sterile water for irrigation on shortage due to increased demand.
    • ICU has sterile water for irrigation on shortage due to manufacturing delays and increased demand.
Available Products
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, BBraun, 1000 mL bottle, 16 count, NDC 00264-2101-00
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, BBraun, 2000 mL bag, 4 count, NDC 00264-7386-50
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, BBraun, 3000 mL bag, 4 count, NDC 00264-7386-60
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, BBraun, 500 mL bottle, 16 count, NDC 00264-2101-10
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, Baxter, 1000 mL bag, 14 count, NDC 00338-0003-44
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, Baxter, 2000 mL bag, 6 count, NDC 00338-0003-46
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, Baxter, 3000 mL bag, 4 count, NDC 00338-0003-47
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, ICU Medical, 1000 mL bag, 12 count, NDC 00990-7973-05
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, ICU Medical, 2000 mL bag, 6 count, NDC 00990-7973-07
    • Sterile Water for Irrigation, ICU Medical, 3000 mL bag, 4 count, NDC 00990-7973-08

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has sterile water for irrigation pour bottles on a limited allocation.
    • ICU Medical has sterile water for irrigation 250 mL, 500 mL, 1,000 mL, and 1,500 mL pour bottles on allocation to contracted customers.

Updated

Updated July 10, 2024 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 3, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2024, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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