Sterile Empty Vials

[20 January 2017]

Products Affected - Description

All presentations are currently available

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira states the shortage was due to increased demand.
  • Fresenius Kabi 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

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)
100 mL, 40 count (NDC 63323-0001-00)
Sterile Empty Vials, Hospira
10 mL, 50 count (List #05816-11)
30 mL, 50 count (List #05816-31)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All presentations are available.

Related Shortages


January 20, 2017; December 5, November 7, August 5, May 12, March 22 and 1, 2016; December 11, November 4, August 12 and 11, June 9, April 7, March 24, January 15 and 14, 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 31 and 9, April 11, February 26 and 1, January 9, 2013; December 5, November 15, October 24, 11 and 5, July 10, June 5, May 2, April 23 and 16, March 12 and 5, February 22, January 27 and 26, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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