Ambu UK Ltd Adult ECG Electrode FDK1064 (ICN 1170)

Important Customer Notice Temporary Supply Issues

Ref: 2020/1170 ICN Number: 1170


  • The supplier Ambu UK Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Adult ECG Electrode, FDK1064.
  • The supply issue is due to a dip in sales earlier in the year followed by a sudden unexpected increase in demand.


  • FDK1064 is currently unavailable to order.
  • The affected product code will be unavailable until week commencing 21 December 2020, and there will be limited stock available until week commencing 28 December 2020 thereafter.
  • Customers are advised to avoid over ordering to reduce impact on stock and consider alternative options where possible.
  • The alternative product has been identified by the supplier but as they are not both available to all customers, they are not listed in the catalogue as alternatives.
  • The supplier has advised FDK1065 and FDK1066 may be potential alternative products depending on customer requirements.
  • Please note FDK1064 is only available to customers serviced by Maidstone and Rugby depots and therefore, only these customers will be affected.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.

 Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect/direct alternative product.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relations 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 ▼

  • 1170 Ambu UK Ltd Product Listing

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1170.

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