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Sterile Empty Vials

[24 March 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Empty Sterilized Vials, Fresenius Kabi
5 mL, 25 count (NDC 63323-0001-05)
10 mL, 25 count (NDC 63323-0001-10)
30 mL, 25 count (NDC 63323-0001-30)
 
Sterile Empty Vials, Hospira
10 mL, 50 count, List #05816-11

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira states the shortage is due to increased demand.
  • Fresenius Kabi (formerly APP) reduced production of sterile empty vials to permit increased production of drug products affected by critical shortages.
  • Sterile empty vials may be available from medical supply distributors.

Available Products

Sterile Empty Vials, Hospira
30 mL, 50 count (List #05816-31)
 
Empty Sterilized Vials, Fresenius Kabi
100 mL, 40 count (NDC 63323-0001-00)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Fresenius Kabi has 5 mL, 10 mL, and 30 mL sterile empty vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • Hospira has 10 mL sterile empty vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-March 2015.

Related Shortages

Updated

March 24, January 14 and 15, 2015; November 3, September 30, August 8, July 14, May 9, March 28, January 27, 2014; December 10, October 28, August 26, July 18, May 9 and 31, April 11, February 1 and 26, January 9, 2013; December 5, November 15, October 5, 11, and 24, September 5, July 10, June 5, May 2, April 16 and 23, March 5 and 12, February 22, January 26 and 27, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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