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Plegisol is on backorder (shortage)

We have been notified that there is a shortage of Plegisol until early 2016 – Custodiol may be a suitable alternative – reach out to us at http://www.custodiol.com/contact/. We will have one of our highly trained reps reach back to see if Custodiol is suitable for your needs. http://www.ashp.org/menu/DrugShortages/CurrentShortages/Bulletin.aspx?id=1172        
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FDA and CDC Identified bacterial and/or fungal contamination in unopened vials of betamethasone, cardioplegia, and triamcinolone solutions distributed and recalled from NECC. NOT Custodiol HTK

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/FungalMeningitis/default.htm CDC and FDA Laboratory-Confirmed Organisms from Product Samples Laboratory-Confirmed Organisms from Product Samples Associated with NECC Recalled Lots of Betamethasone, Cardioplegia, and Triamcinolone Solutions Medication Lot Number Bacterial and Fungal Contamination Betamethasone 6 mg/mL injectable –5 mL per vial 08202012@141 Paenibacillus pabuli/amolyticus, Bacillus idriensis, Bacillus flexus, Bacillus simplex, Lysinibacillus sp., Bacillus niacini, Kocuria rosea, Bacillus lentus Betamethasone 6 mg/mL injectable –5 mL per vial 07032012@22 Bacillus niabensis, Bacillus circulans Betamethasone 12 mg/mL injectable – 5 mL per vial 07302012@52 Bacillus lentus, Bacillus circulans, Bacillus niabensis, Paenibacillus barengoltzii/timonensis Betamethasone 6mg/mL injectable – 5 mL per vial 08202012@44 Bacillus lentus, Bacillus
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