Important Product Updates

2017 Updates

Customer communications provide important updates about Baxter products and therapies. Customer letters on this page have been mailed directly to customers affected by the specific updates and in some cases include reply forms for customers to return to Baxter. If you have questions or want more information, email Baxter.
Table of product safety information for Baxter products.
Date Product Category Reference
11/08/2017

CLINIMIX N9G15E-Solution for Infusion
5.5% Amino Acids with Electrolytes (500 mL) and
Glucose 15% with Calcium (500 mL) for a final mixture
2.75% Amino Acid in 7.5% Glucose with Electrolytes

CLINIMIX N9G20E-Solution for Infusion
5.5% Amino Acids with Electrolytes (500 mL) and
Glucose 20% with Calcium (500 mL) for a final mixture
of 2.75% Amino Acid in 10% Glucose with Electrolytes

CLINIMIX N14G30E-Solution for Infusion
8.5% Amino Acids with Electrolytes (1000 mL) and
Glucose 30% with Calcium (1000 mL) for a final mixture
of 4.25% Amino Acid in 15% Glucose with Electrolytes

Important Product Info Temporary importation of intravenous drug products to address drug shortages

Ref. DHCP Letter
11/03/2017

SYNTHAMIN 17 without Electrolytes
10% Amino Acid Intravenous Infusion, 3000 mL

Important Product Info Temporary importation of intravenous drug products to address drug shortages

Ref. DHCP Letter
10/31/2017

Heparin Sodium BP 2,000 IU/L in 0.9% w/v
Sodium Chloride IV Infusion in VIAFLEX
container (1,000 units / 500 mL)

Heparin Sodium BP 2,000 IU/L in 0.9% w/v
Sodium Chloride IV Infusion in VIAFLEX
container (2,000 units / 1,000 mL)

Important Product Info Temporary importation of intravenous drug products to address drug shortages

Ref. DHCP Letter
10/27/2017

Supply of intravenous (IV) solutions in the United States

Important Product Info Update on Puerto Rico Recovery

Ref. DHCP Letter
10/20/2017

0.9% Sodium Chloride in Water for Injection BAXTER in VIAFLEX plastic container, 50mL, 100mL

5% Dextrose in Water for Injection BAXTER in VIAFLEX plastic container, 50mL, 100mL

Important Product Info Temporary importation of intravenous drug products to address drug shortages

Ref. DHCP Letter
10/16/2017

0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection USP in VIAFLEX Container, 50mL, 100mL, 250mL, 500mL, 1000mL

5% Dextrose Injection USP in VIAFLEX Container, 50mL, 100mL

0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection USP in MINI-BAG Plus Container, 50mL, 100mL

5% Dextrose Injection USP in MINI-BAG Plus Container, 50mL, 100mL

Lidocaine Hydrochloride 0.4% and 5% Dextrose Injection USP (4mg/mL) in VIAFLEX Container, 1g/250mL, 2g/500mL

 

Important Product Info Temporary importation of intravenous drug products to address drug shortages

Ref. DHCP Letter
10/09/2017

Sodium Chloride 0.9% Intravenous Infusion in VIAFLEX Container, 100mL, 50mL

Glucose 5% Intravenous Infusion* in VIAFLEX Container, 100mL, 50mL

 

Important Product Info Temporary importation of intravenous drug products to address drug shortages

Ref. DHCP Letter
10/09/2017

Sodium Chloride 0.9% w/v Intravenous Infusion, BP, MINI-BAG Plus in VIAFLEX plastic container, 50mL, 100mL

Sodium Chloride 0.9% w/v Intravenous Infusion, BP, in VIAFW container, 50mL, 100mL

Glucose 5% w/v Intravenous Infusion BP* in VlAFLO container, 50mL, 100mL

Metronidazole Injection 500mg Isotonic Saline in VIAFLO container, 100mL

Important Product Info Temporary importation of intravenous drug products to address drug shortages

Ref. DHCP Letter
10/05/2017 INTALIPID 20% IV Fat Emulsion, 100 mL Urgent Product Recall Customer Reference Letter FA-2017-032

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