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1/13/2017

23.4% Sodium Chloride Concentrated Solution for Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • 23.4% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 250 mL bulk glass container, 12 count, NDC 00409-1130-02

Reason for the Shortage

    • Fresenius Kabi has 23.4% sodium chloride available.
    • Hospira has 23.4% sodium chloride solutions for injection on shortage due to increased demand.

Available Products

    • 23.4% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mL 40 count, NDC 63323-0088-61
    • 23.4% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 200 mL vial, 20 count, NDC 63323-0088-63
    • 23.4% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 30 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0187-30
    • 23.4% Sodium Chloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 100 mL bulk glass container, 25 count, NDC 00409-1141-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Hospira has 23.4% sodium chloride 250 mL bulk containers on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • The other marketed presentations have been supplying the market for several months.

Updated

Updated January 13, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 17, 2010 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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