Alcohol Dehydrated Injection (Ethanol)

[10 July 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Alcohol Dehydrated (Ethanol > 98%), American Regent
1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 00517-8571-10)
5 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 00517-8575-10)

Reason for the Shortage

  • American Regent has alcohol dehydrated on back order due to manufacturing delays.
  • Hospira and Consolidated Midland discontinued all injectable alcohol dehydrated products.

Available Products

Alcohol Dehydrated (Ethanol > 98%), Akorn
5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 17478-0503-05)

Estimated Resupply Dates

American Regent has alcohol dehydrated on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages


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


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