10% Calcium Chloride Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, hypertonic solution for single administration only. Each mL contains 100 mg (1.4 mEq/mL) of calcium chloride, dihydrate (1.4 mEq each of Ca++ and Cl-) in water for injection. It is provided in a 10 mL single-dose syringe for intravenous injection. The solution contains no bacteriostat, antimicrobial agent or added buffer. The pH of 10% Calcium Chloride Injection, USP is 5.5 to 7.5 when diluted with water for injection to make a 5% solution. May contain hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide for pH adjustment. The osmolar concentration is 2.04 mOsmol/mL (calc.). 10% Calcium Chloride Injection, USP is oxygen sensitive.
Calcium Chloride, USP dihydrate is chemically designated CaCl2 • 2H2O (dihydrate) and is described as white, odorless fragments or granules freely soluble in water.
Calcium Chloride Injection, USP contains no more than 1,000 mcg/L of aluminum [see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)].