3M UK PLC Synthetic Acute Splint System Products. (ICN 535)

Important Customer Notice Delisting

Ref: 2018/535 ICN Number: 535

Update:

  • Following on from the temporary supply issue with its Synthetic Acute Split System products, the supplier 3M United Kingdom Plc has informed us that the codes will now be discontinued.
    The five product codes affected are:
    EAM003 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 7.5cm x 30cm unpadded
    EAM006 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 10cm x 75cm unpadded
    EAM007 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 12.5cm x 75cm unpadded
    EAM009 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 15cm x 75cm unpadded
    EAM012 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 20cm x 112.5cm unpadded.
  • All five codes are now unavailable to order and will be delisted from the online catalogue.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please refer to the Delisted Products Listing below for further information on the affected product codes and the potential alternatives.

Previous Update:

  • The supplier 3M United Kingdom Plc has informed us of a temporary supply with five of its Synthetic Acute Splint System products.
  • The five product codes affected are:
    EAM003 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 7.5cm x 30cm unpadded
    EAM006 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 10cm x 75cm unpadded
    EAM007 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 12.5cm x 75cm unpadded
    EAM009 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 15cm x 75cm unpadded
    EAM012 – Synthetic Acute Splint System, 20cm x 112.5cm unpadded.
  • The supply issue is due to a delay in manufacturing, following a raw material shortage for a key product component.

Impact:

  • The five affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2019.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service 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.