Sterile Empty Vials

[14 July 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Empty Sterilized Vials, Fresenius Kabi
10 mL, 25 count (NDC 63323-0001-10)
30 mL, 25 count (NDC 63323-0001-30)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira states the shortage is due to manufacturing delays.
  • 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
10 mL, 50 count (List #05816-11)
30 mL, 50 count (List #05816-31)
Empty Sterilized Vials, Fresenius Kabi
5 mL, 25 count (NDC 63323-0001-05)
100 mL, 40 count (NDC 63323-0001-00)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Fresenius Kabi has 10 mL and 30 mL sterile empty vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages


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


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