Neut (4% sodium bicarbonate additive solution) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution of sodium bicarbonate in water for injection. It is administered by the intravenous route only after addition as a neutralizing agent to an acidic large volume parenteral solution. Each 5 mL contains sodium bicarbonate 0.2 g (2.4 mEq each of Na+ and HCO3-); edetate disodium, anhydrous 10 mg added as a stabilizer. Total sodium (Na+) content of each 5 mL is 56.1 mg (11.2 mg/mL).
The solutions contain no bacteriostat, antimicrobial agent or added buffer; pH 8.0 (7.0 to 8.5).
Sodium Bicarbonate, USP is chemically designated as NaHCO3, a white crystalline powder soluble in water.
General Surgery Tray - Primary Label
Neut Sodium Bicarbonate