Propofol products: ambient stability during COVID-19

This page gives ambient stability information for Propofol products during COVID-19.  Information here should be used in conjunction with our general advice.

Propofol 1g/100ml emulsion for infusion vials

  • Propofol-Lipuro 1% emulsion for infusion 100ml vials (B.Braun Melsungen AG)
  • Propoven 1% emulsion for infusion 100ml vials (Fresenius Kabi Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 25°C until product reaches expiry date on pack

Propofol 500mg/50ml emulsion for infusion pre-filled syringes

  • Diprivan 1% emulsion for infusion 50ml pre-filled syringes (Aspen Pharma Trading Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 25°C until product reaches expiry date on pack

Propofol 500mg/50ml emulsion for infusion vials

  • Propofol-Lipuro 1% emulsion for infusion 50ml vials (B.Braun Melsungen AG)
  • Propoven 1% emulsion for infusion 50ml vials (Fresenius Kabi Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 25°C until product reaches expiry date on pack

Propofol 200mg/20ml emulsion for injection ampoules

  • Diprivan 1% emulsion for injection 20ml ampoules (Aspen Pharma Trading Ltd)
  • Propofol-Lipuro 1% emulsion for injection 20ml ampoules (B.Braun Melsungen AG)
  • Propoven 1% emulsion for injection 20ml ampoules (Fresenius Kabi Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 25°C until product reaches expiry date on pack

Propofol 1g/50ml emulsion for infusion pre-filled syringes

  • Diprivan 2% emulsion for infusion 50ml pre-filled syringes (Aspen Pharma Trading Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 25°C until product reaches expiry date on pack

Propofol 1g/50ml emulsion for infusion vials

  • Diprivan 2% emulsion for infusion 50ml vials (AstraZeneca UK Ltd)
  • Propofol-Lipuro 2% emulsion for infusion 50ml vials (B.Braun Melsungen AG)
  • Propoven 2% emulsion for infusion 50ml vials (Fresenius Kabi Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 25°C until product reaches expiry date on pack

Propofol 100mg/20ml emulsion for injection ampoules

  • Propofol-Lipuro 0.5% emulsion for injection 20ml ampoules (B.Braun Melsungen AG)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 25°C until product reaches expiry date on pack

Propofol 500mg/50ml emulsion for infusion ampoules

  • Propofol-Lipuro 1% emulsion for infusion 50ml ampoules (B.Braun Melsungen AG)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 25°C until product reaches expiry date on pack.

Imported propofol products

  • Propofol Sandoz 10mg/ml emulsion for infusion 50ml vials (Sandoz) [Imported]
  • Propofol Sandoz 10mg/ml emulsion for infusion 100ml vials (Sandoz) [Imported]
  • Propofol Sandoz 10mg/ml emulsion for infusion 20ml vials (Sandoz) [Imported]
  • Propofol Sandoz 10mg/ml emulsion for infusion 20ml ampoules (Sandoz) [Imported]

Can be stored at ambient temperatures of up to 30°C until product reaches expiry date on pack

This page has been put together rapidly to help colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic; if you spot anything that’s wrong or needs improving report a concern.