Copper Injection

[07 October 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Cupric sulfate injection, American Regent
0.4 mg/mL 10 mL vial (NDC 00517-6210-25)

Reason for the Shortage

American Regent has cupric sulfate on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

Cupric chloride injection, Hospira
0.4 mg/mL 10 mL vial (NDC 00409-4092-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • American Regent has cupric sulfate 0.4 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • Hospira has been supplying the market for several months.

Related Shortages


October 7, 2014; August 25, 2014; July 25, 2014; July 8, 2014; April 25, 2014; March 25, 2014; February 10, 2014; December 27, 2013; December 4, 2013; October 11, 2013; August 12, 2013; June 6, 2013; May 28, 2013; March 11, 2013; January 2, 2013; December 17, 2012; November 13, 2012; August 22, 2012; June 27, 2012; April 24, 2012; March 22, 2012; January 31, 2012; December 27, 2011; November 9, 2011; October 11, 2011; September 14, 2011; August 25, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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