Drug Shortage Report for BSS STERILE IRRIGATING SOLUTION

Last updated on 2023-01-24 History
Report ID 160881
Drug Identification Number 00512990
Brand name BSS STERILE IRRIGATING SOLUTION
Common or Proper name BSS BAG 500ML-CDN
Company Name ALCON CANADA INC
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) SODIUM ACETATE TRIHYDRATE MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE CALCIUM CHLORIDE POTASSIUM CHLORIDE SODIUM CHLORIDE SODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE
Strength(s) 0.39% 0.03% 0.048% 0.075% 0.64% 0.17%
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration IRRIGATION OPHTHALMIC OPHTHALMIC
Packaging size 500ml
ATC code V07AB
ATC description ALL OTHER NON-THERAPEUTIC PRODUCTS
Reason for shortage Shortage of an active ingredient.
Anticipated start date 2022-06-01
Actual start date
Estimated end date 2023-06-30
Actual end date
Shortage status Actual shortage
Updated date 2023-01-24
Company comments Estimated end date was updated for mid 2023 as shortages are ongoing, and inventory is being carefully managed. Continue to manage inventory
Health Canada comments
Tier 3 Status No
Contact Address 2665 MEADOWPINE BLVD
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO
CANADA L5N 8C7
Company contact information

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v3 2022-06-02 English Compare
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