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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Sodium Chloride Injection USP, 0.9% Vials and Syringes
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 06/21/2018
»Therapeutic Categories: Other

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Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 08/25/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Sodium Chloride Injection USP, Single dose plastic vial, 0.9%, (18 mg per 2 mL)(9 mg per mL) (NDC 63323-186-02) Backordered. Next release September 2021. Check wholesalers for inventory Increase in Demand
Sodium Chloride Injection USP, Single dose plastic vial, 0.9%, (90 mg per 10 mL)(9 mg per mL) (NDC 63323-186-10) Backordered. Next release August 2021. Check wholesalers for inventory Manufacturing delay
Sodium Chloride Injection USP, Single dose plastic vial, 0.9%, (180 mg per 20 mL)(9 mg per mL) (NDC 63323-186-20) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Manufacturing delay
Sodium Chloride Injection USP, Single dose tear top vial, 0.9%, (900 mg per 100 mL)(9 mg per mL) (NDC 63323-186-00) Backordered. Next release date not available at this time. Increase in Demand

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Revised 07/06/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.9%, 2 mL vial (NDC 0641-0497-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Recovery is TBD at this time. Additional lots will be scheduled for manufacturing as needed. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 09/09/2021)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.9%; Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1918-32) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
0.9%; Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1918-33) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
0.9%; Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1918-35) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
10 mL (0.9%); Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4888-10) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: September 2021 Demand increase for the drug
10 mL (0.9%); Single Dose LifeShield Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4888-12) Available Other
0.9%; Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4888-20) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: September 2021; Estimated Recovery: December 2021 Demand increase for the drug
0.9%; Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4888-50) Next Delivery: September 2021; Estimated Recovery: January 2022 Demand increase for the drug

Medefil, Inc. (Reverified 02/23/2021)

Company Contact Information:
630-682-4600

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9%, in a plastic syringe (10 mL) (NDC 64253-202-30) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Available

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