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Calcium Chloride Injection

[16 April 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Calcium Chloride Injection, American Regent
100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-2710-25) 
 
Calcium Chloride Injection, Hospira
100 mg/mL, 10 mL Ansyr syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-1631-10)
100 mg/mL, 10 mL LifeShield syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-4928-34)
 
Calcium Chloride Injection, Mylan Institutional
100 mg/mL, 10 mL prefilled Luer-lock syringe, single count (NDC 53150-0697-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • American Regent has calcium chloride on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Amphastar had calcium chloride on shortage due to increased demand.
  • Hospira has calcium chloride on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Mylan Institutional cannot provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

Calcium Chloride Injection, Amphastar
10 mL Luer-Jet syringes, 10 count (NDC 76329-3304-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • American Regent has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • Hospira has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL Ansyr syringes on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 100 mg/mL 10 mL LifeShield syringes are on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
  • Mylan Institutional has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL syringes on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
     

Related Shortages

Updated

April 16, February 4, 9, and 27, January 16, 2015; December 18, November 4 and 21, October 23, September 3 and 11, August 7, May 8, February 26, January 13, 2014; November 15, September 18, 23, and 27, August 8 and 26, July 16, June 10, May 3 and 24, May 3, April 9 and 23, March 25, February 8 and 26, January 14 and 23, 2013; December 12 and 31, November 6, September 25 and 27, August 1 and 16, July 3 and 25, June 27, May 10 and 22, April 19, March 5, February 22, January 27, 2012; December 13, November 29, October 4, 26, and 31, September 13 and 28, August 2, July 5 and 22, June 1, May 2, April 29, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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