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06/26/14

US FDA Authorization to Use Saline Solution from Norway and Spain

From the Massachusetts Department of Public Health:

Notice

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Authorization to Use Saline Solution from Norway and Spain

 

Due to the ongoing shortage of normal saline solution, the FDA has issued guidance authorizing the use of saline from Norway and Spain. For the FDA's explanation of the action they are taking, visit their website, at  http://www.fda.gov/drugs/drugsafety/ucm382255.htm.