FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Potassium Chloride Concentrate Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 11/02/2021
»Therapeutic Categories: Endocrinology/Metabolism; Gastroenterology; Pediatric; Total Parenteral Nutrition

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B. Braun Medical Inc. (New 11/02/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
(2 mEq K /mL) 250mL bulk package Catalog# S9402-11(NDC 0264-1940-20) Product on allocation to contracted customers. Other

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 11/23/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
60 mEq per 30 mL (2 mEq per mL), Multi dose, plastic vial, (NDC 63323-967-30) Backordered. Next release January 2022. Manufacturing delays
10 mEq per 5 mL(2 mEq per mL), Single dose, plastic vial, (NDC 63323-965-05) Backordered. Next release December 2021. Manufacturing delays
20 mEq per 10 mL (2 mEq per mL), Single dose, plastic vial, (NDC 63323-965-10) Backordered. Next release December 2021. Manufacturing delays
40 mEq per 20 mL (2 mEq per mL), Single dose, plastic vial, (NDC 63323-965-20) Backordered. Next release December 2021. Manufacturing delays

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 11/30/2021)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mEq/5 mL (2 mEq/mL) Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-6635-01) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: January 2022 Demand increase for the drug
20 mEq/10 mL (2 mEq/mL) Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-6651-06) Next Delivery: January 2022; Estimated Recovery: October 2022 Demand Increase for the drug
40 mEq/20 mL (2 mEq/mL) Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-6653-05) Next Delivery: January 2022; Estimated Recovery: May 2022 Demand increase for the drug

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