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Supply Issues B Braun Medical Ltd Infusion Pumps Administration Sets and Associated Products (ICN 1831)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1831 ICN Number: 1831


  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with one of its Administration Sets.
  • One product code is affected:
    • FKA188 – Administration set gravity solution Intrafix safeset IV Gravity set DEHP free.
  • The supply issue is due to an increase in demand, shipping delays and component shortages and is being addressed as a matter of urgency.


  • FKA188 is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FKA083 – Administration set gravity solution Intrafix safeset IV Gravity set DEHP free with primestop airstop and air inlet 180cm 15 micron filter
    • FSB2114 – Administration set gravity solution Autofusion enhance IV set with air vent 180cm tubing back check valve
    • FSB2576 – Administration set gravity solution Vented/Non-vented Gravity Administration set withhydrophilic membrane 180 cms long no Y-site with prime stop fitted.
  • Please note product code FKA083 is now being threshold managed as it is subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternative product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by end of November 2022.

 Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

 Please note that due to the clinical nature of these alternative products we advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations use of these products.

Downloads ▼

  • 1831 B Braun Product Listing with Alternatives 14 October 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1831.
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