Shortage of Fludarabine Phosphate Injection and Replacement with US Labelled Stock Availability Notice

October 21, 2019

Dear Valued Customer,

To help mitigate the impact of the ongoing shortage of Fludarabine Phosphate Injection in Canada, Health Canada has facilitated the one-time importation and release of 1,000 units of Fresenius Kabi United States (US) labelled Fludarabine Phosphate Injection. Fludarabine Phosphate is available in 25 mg/mL 2 mL SD Vials and is bar-coded, latex free, and preservative free. The product monograph will be available on the Fresenius Kabi Canada website at

The product will be placed on allocation. Customers will receive a one-time allocation based on historical data provided to us.

Stock will begin to arrive at facilities effective today, October 21, 2019, however stock will arrive at all distribution centres effective October 23, 2019.

Shortage of Fludarabine Phosphate Injection

▸ Fludarabine Phosphate Injection Product Monograph
▸ Dear Healthcare Professional Letter

If you would like to obtain more information on this product, please contact your sales representative or our Customer Service Department at (877) 821-7724.

George Shamsoun

Senior Manager – Marketing, IV Drugs