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9/3/2021

Sodium Acetate Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Sodium acetate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 4 mEq/mL, 100 mL vial, 20 count, NDC 63323-0032-00
    • Sodium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 100 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-3299-06
    • Sodium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-7299-73
    • Sodium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-3299-05

Reason for the Shortage

    • Fresenius Kabi has sodium acetate injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Pfizer has sodium acetate injection on shortage due to production delays from a component of a third-party supplier.
    • Woodward Pharma has sodium acetate injection available.

Available Products

    • Sodium acetate injection, Woodward, 2 mEq/mL, 100 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 69784-0231-20
    • Sodium acetate injection, Woodward, 2 mEq/mL, 50 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 69784-0230-20

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has sodium acetate 4 mEq/mL 100 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-October 2021.
    • Pfizer has sodium acetate 2 mEq/mL 20 mL and 50 mL vials on allocation. The 100 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of November 2021.

Updated

Updated September 3, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 1, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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