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Alcohol Dehydrated Injection (Ethanol)

[31 July 2014]

Products Affected - Description

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

Updated

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

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