Drug Shortage Report for LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION USP 1%

Last updated on 2017-11-24
Report ID 14747
Drug Identification Number 00884154
Brand name LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION USP 1%
Common or Proper name LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Company Name HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE ULC
Active Ingredient(s) LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Strength(s) 10MG
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration BLOCK/INFILTRATION
Packaging size 10x2ml
ATC code N01BB
ATC description ANESTHETICS, LOCAL
Reason for shortage Other (Please describe in comments)
Anticipated start date 2018-04-16
Actual start date
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date 2017-09-30
Shortage status Avoided shortage
Updated date 2017-11-24
Company comments Product importation is currently on hold in accordance with new Health Canada terms and conditions related to its manufacturing site of origin. This importation hold is on future lots and does not impact any existing inventories or those already distributed on the market. The inventory on hand remains available and will be allocated to customers based on their monthly average order quantity. Alternate suppliers have been contacted in order to minimize potential supply disruptions.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 17300 TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY
KIRKLAND, QUEBEC
CANADA H9J 2M5
Company contact information Customer Service / Service à la clientele 1-866-488-6088 option 3