NDC 0065-1795 Bss

Balanced Salt Solution Solution Ophthalmic - View Dosage, Usage, Ingredients, Routes, UNII

Product Information

NDC Product Code:
0065-1795
Proprietary Name:
Bss
Non-Proprietary Name: [1]
Balanced Salt Solution
Substance Name: [2]
Calcium Chloride; Magnesium Chloride; Potassium Chloride; Sodium Acetate; Sodium Chloride; Sodium Citrate
NDC Directory Status:
Human Prescription Drug
Product Type: [3]
ACTIVE PRODUCT INCLUDED in the NDC Directory
Dosage Form:
Solution - A clear, homogeneous liquid1 dosage form that contains one or more chemical substances dissolved in a solvent or mixture of mutually miscible solvents.
Administration Route(s): [4]
  • Ophthalmic - Administration to the external eye.
  • Labeler Name: [5]
    Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
    Labeler Code:
    0065
    FDA Application Number: [6]
    NDA020742
    Marketing Category: [8]
    NDA - A product marketed under an approved New Drug Application.
    Start Marketing Date: [9]
    03-28-1969
    Listing Expiration Date: [11]
    12-31-2024
    Exclude Flag: [12]
    N
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    Product Packages

    NDC Code 0065-1795-04

    Package Description: 500 mL in 1 BAG

    Product Details

    What is NDC 0065-1795?

    The NDC code 0065-1795 is assigned by the FDA to the product Bss which is a human prescription drug product labeled by Alcon Laboratories, Inc.. The generic name of Bss is balanced salt solution. The product's dosage form is solution and is administered via ophthalmic form. The product is distributed in a single package with assigned NDC code 0065-1795-04 500 ml in 1 bag . This page includes all the important details about this product, including active and inactive ingredients, pharmagologic classes, product uses and characteristics, UNII information and RxNorm crosswalk.

    What are the uses for Bss?

    For use as an extraocular and intraocular irrigating solution during ocular surgical procedure involving perfusion of the eye with an expected maximum duration of less than 60 minutes.

    What are Bss Active Ingredients?

    An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.
    • CALCIUM CHLORIDE .48 mg/mL - A salt used to replenish calcium levels, as an acid-producing diuretic, and as an antidote for magnesium poisoning.
    • MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE .3 mg/mL - Magnesium chloride. An inorganic compound consisting of one magnesium and two chloride ions. The compound is used in medicine as a source of magnesium ions, which are essential for many cellular activities. It has also been used as a cathartic and in alloys.
    • POTASSIUM CHLORIDE .75 mg/mL - A white crystal or crystalline powder used in BUFFERS; FERTILIZERS; and EXPLOSIVES. It can be used to replenish ELECTROLYTES and restore WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE in treating HYPOKALEMIA.
    • SODIUM ACETATE 3.9 mg/mL - The trihydrate sodium salt of acetic acid, which is used as a source of sodium ions in solutions for dialysis and as a systemic and urinary alkalizer, diuretic, and expectorant.
    • SODIUM CHLORIDE 6.4 mg/mL - A ubiquitous sodium salt that is commonly used to season food.
    • SODIUM CITRATE 1.7 mg/mL - Sodium salts of citric acid that are used as buffers and food preservatives. They are used medically as anticoagulants in stored blood, and for urine alkalization in the prevention of KIDNEY STONES.

    Which are Bss UNII Codes?

    The UNII codes for the active ingredients in this product are:

    Which are Bss Inactive Ingredients UNII Codes?

    The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product. The UNII codes for the inactive ingredients in this product are:

    What is the NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for Bss?

    RxNorm is a normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs that assigns unique concept identifier(s) known as RxCUIs to NDC products.The NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for this produdct indicates multiple concept unique identifiers (RXCUIs) are associated with this product:
    • RxCUI: 806392 - calcium chloride 0.048 % / magnesium chloride 0.03 % / potassium chloride 0.075 % / sodium acetate 0.39 % / sodium chloride 0.64 % / sodium citrate 0.17 % Ophthalmic Solution
    • RxCUI: 806392 - calcium chloride 0.004 MEQ/ML / magnesium chloride 0.003 MEQ/ML / potassium chloride 0.01 MEQ/ML / sodium acetate 0.0475 MEQ/ML / sodium chloride 0.109 MEQ/ML / sodium citrate 0.012 MEQ/ML Ophthalmic Solution
    • RxCUI: 806392 - Calcium Chloride 0.004 MEQ/ML / Magnesium Chloride 0.003 MEQ/ML / K+ Chloride 0.01 MEQ/ML / Sodium Acetate 0.0475 MEQ/ML / NaCl 0.109 MEQ/ML / sodium citrate 0.012 MEQ/ML Ophthalmic Solution
    • RxCUI: 806392 - Calcium Chloride 0.004 MEQ/ML / Magnesium Chloride 0.003 MEQ/ML / Pot Chloride 0.01 MEQ/ML / Sodium Acetate 0.0475 MEQ/ML / NaCl 0.109 MEQ/ML / sodium citrate 0.012 MEQ/ML Ophthalmic Solution
    • RxCUI: 806396 - BSS Sterile Irrigating 0.048 % / 0.03 % / 0.075 % / 0.39 % / 0.64 % / 0.17 % Ophthalmic Solution

    Which are the Pharmacologic Classes for Bss?

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    Product Footnotes

    [1] What is the Non-Proprietary Name? - The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

    [2] What is the Substance Name? - An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

    [3] What kind of product is this? - Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

    [4] What are the Administration Routes? - The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

    [5] What is the Labeler Name? - Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

    [6] What is the FDA Application Number? - This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

    [8] What is the Marketing Category? - Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

    [9] What is the Start Marketing Date? - This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

    [11] What is the Listing Expiration Date? - This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

    [12] What is the NDC Exclude Flag? - This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA"s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions ("Y"), or because the listing certification is expired ("E"), or because the listing data was inactivated by FDA ("I"). Values = "Y", "N", "E", or "I".