Hospira Bacteriostatic Water for Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic preparation of water for injection containing 0.9% (9 mg/mL) of benzyl alcohol added as a bacteriostatic preservative. Bac Water is packed in a 30 ml multi-dose plastic vial.
What is bacteriostatic?
“Bacteriostatic” is a preservative called benzyl alcohol that is added to sterile water products to prolong there shelf life. Thus making it a “multi dose” injectable called bacteriostatic water.
What is the difference between bacteriostatic water and sterile water for injection?
Bacteriostatic water for injection contains a bacteriostatic preservative called benzyl alcohol that is added into the sterile water.
Sterile Water for injection is used for single dose injections. Sterile water is preservative free.
Note: Always speak to your doctor before using Bacteriostatic Water or any injectable products on adults and small children. Do NOT use in newborns and not to be used for inhalation.
Weight: 0.0938 LBS