Supply Issues Ansell Healthcare Surgeons Gloves Multiple Products (ICN 1209)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1209 ICN Number: 1209
  • 10 products are now back in stock and available to order.
  • Six further products are now temporarily out of stock.
  • 13 NPCs are still suspended.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of September 2022.
Product Codes Remaining Out Of Stock New Codes Out Of Stock Product Codes Now Available
FTE1213, FTE1214, FTE1215, FTE2403, FTE2419, FTE2444, FTE2446, FTE2447, FTE2458, FTE507, FTE508, FTE934, FTG057. FTE1127, FTE1216, FTE2381, FTE2404, FTE2412, FTE2445 FTE1124, FTE2413, FTG058, FTG531, FTG532, FTG534, FTG537, FTG825, FTG826, FTG832
  • Seven NPCs from the last update are now available.
  • 10 NPCs are now suspended since the last update.
  • 13 NPCs remain suspended.
Product Codes Remaining Out Of Stock New Codes Out Of Stock Product Codes Now Available
FTE2403, FTE2413, FTE2446, FTE2458, FTE507, FTE508, FTE934, FTG058, FTG531, FTG537, FTG825, FTG826, FTG832. FTE1124, FTE1213, FTE1214, FTE1215, FTE2419, FTE2444, FTE2447, FTG057, FTG532, FTG534 FGR825, FTE1825, FTE1829, FTE2381, FTE2392, FTE514, FTG059
  • The affected products are temporarily unavailable to order, however indirect alternative products have been identified.
  • Both Latex and Non-Latex Sterile Surgical Gloves are being affected by transportation issues including availability of shipping.
  • Further stocks of Gammex Latex, Latex and non-latex Undergloves, Latex & Non-Latex PI are en route from their European warehouse in Ghent to supplement current supplies, while awaiting stock being shipped directly from this supplier’s manufacturing plant in the Far East.
  • NHS Supply Chain has provided up to four indirect alternatives per NPC, where available.
  • However, as this is currently a disrupted market and supply is subject to rapid change, the Ansell alternatives offered may also be experiencing temporary supply issues and therefore, customers may need to consider clinically reviewing all additional alternatives provided.
  • Customers are advised to consider whether a shorter length cuff will be sufficient for their needs.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of September 2022.
  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the alternative products.
  •  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.

  • A further eight product codes are now affected.
  • 19 products are suspended in total.
  • 11 products remain affected and are still unavailable to order.
  • Seven of the previously affected product codes are back in stock and available to order.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of September 2022.
Product Codes Remaining Out Of Stock New Codes Out Of Stock Product Codes Now Available
FTE1825, FTE1829, FTE2403, FTE2458, FTE508, FTE514, FTE934, FTG058, FTG531, FTG537, FTG832 FTE2381, FTE2392, FTE2413, FTE2446, FTE507, FTG059, FTG825, FTG826 FTE1129, FTE2390, FTE2600, FTE2603, FTE509, FTE513, FTE515
  • Potential indirect alternative product codes are available to order.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain 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.

  • A further nine product codes are now affected.
  • 18 products are suspended in total.
  • Nine remain affected and are still unavailable to order.
  • Seven of the previously affected product codes are back in stock and available to order.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of June 2022.
Product Codes Remaining Out Of Stock New Codes Out Of Stock Product Codes Now Available
FTE1829, FTE2403, FTE2458, FTE508, FTE509, FTE514, FTE515, FTG058, FTG832 FTE1129, FTE1825, FTE2390, FTE2600, FTE2603, FTE513, FTE934, FTG531, FTG537 FTE2413, FTG825, FTG826, FTG056, FTE1828, FTE1124, FTE2416
  • Potential indirect alternative product codes are available to order.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain 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.

  • A further six product codes are now affected.
  • 16 products are suspended in total.
  • 10 remain affected and are still unavailable to order.
  • 13 of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of April 2022.
Product Codes Remaining Out Of Stock New Codes Out Of Stock Product Codes Now Available
FTE1124, FTE1829, FTE2403, FTE2458, FTE508, FTE514, FTE515, FTG825, FTG826, FTG832 FTE1828, FTE2413, FTE2416, FTE509, FTG056, FTG058 FTE1125, FTE1131, FTE2379, FTE2383, FTE2405, FTE2406, FTE2408, FTE2414, FTE2415, FTE2452, FTE2454, FTE2600, FTE513
  • Potential indirect alternative product codes are available to order.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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.

  • There are 23 product codes now affected.
  • A further six product codes are now affected and unavailable to order.
  • 12 of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • 17 remain affected and are still unavailable to order.
Product Codes Remaining Out Of Stock New Codes Out Of Stock Product Codes Now Available
FTE1125, FTE2379, FTE2383, FTE2403, FTE2405, FTE2406, FTE2408, FTE2452, FTE2454, FTE2600, FTE508, FTE513, FTE514, FTE515, FTG825, FTG826, FTG832 FTE1124, FTE1131, FTE1829, FTE2414, FTE2415, FTE2458, FTE1127, FTE1825, FTE2380, FTE2407, FTE2444, FTE2453, FTE2455, FTE2456, FTE2642, FTE509, FTG542, FTG543,
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of February 2022.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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.

  • The Supply of certain ranges of Ansell Surgical Gloves remains intermittent. However, further stocks continue to arrive daily.
  • There are 29 product codes affected.
Product Codes Remaining Out Of Stock New Codes Out Of Stock Product Codes Now Available
FTE1825, FTE2383, FTE2600, FTG832, FTE1125, FTE1127, FTE2379, FTE2380, FTE2403, FTE2405, FTE2406, FTE2407, FTE2408, FTE2444, FTE2452, FTE2453, FTE2454, FTE2455, FTE2456, FTE2462, FTE508, FTE509, FTE513, FTE514, FTE515, FTG542, FTG543, FTG825, FTG826, FTE1215, FTE1818, FTE1819, FTE1822, FTE2378, FTE2384, FTE2409, FTE2419, FTE2459, FTE2691, FTE2693, FTE2695, FTE507, FTG532, FTG536, FTE2430,
  • Both Latex and Non-Latex Sterile Surgeons Gloves are being affected by transportation issues including shipping. We anticipate these delays to be relatively short term and now expect the Encore Non-Latex PI Underglove to arrive in the UK towards the end of next week and will be available for customers to purchase shortly thereafter.
  • NHS Supply Chain has provided a list of indirect alternative products from Ansell Healthcare for your consideration and clinical review.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of February 2022.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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.

  • The supplier Ansell Healthcare has informed us that the supply of Ansell Surgeons Gloves remains intermittent. However further stock continues to arrive daily.
  • A further eight product codes are now affected, with a total of 20 codes temporarily out of stock:
Product Codes Remaining Out Of Stock New Codes Out Of Stock Product Codes Now Available
FTE1215, FTE1818, FTE1819, FTE1825, FTE2378, FTE2384, FTE2409, FTE2459, FTE2693, FTE2695, FTG536, FTG832. FTE1822, FTE2383, FTE2419, FTE2430, FTE2600, FTE2691, FTE507, FTG532. FTE1817, FTE1820, FTE1821, FTE2450, FTE2456, FTE2458.
  • Both Latex and Non-Latex Sterile Surgeons Gloves are being affected by transportation issues including shipping. We anticipate these delays to be relatively short term and now expect the Encore Non-Latex PI Underglove to arrive in the UK towards the end of next week and will be available for customers to purchase shortly thereafter.
  • NHS Supply Chain has provided a list of indirect alternative products from Ansell Healthcare for your consideration and clinical review.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of November 2021.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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.

  • The supplier Ansell Healthcare has informed us that the supply of Ansell Surgeons Gloves remains intermittent. However further stock continues to arrive daily. Currently:
  • 7 codes remain temporarily out of stock and a further 11 products are now affected by the temporary supply issue. These are highlighted on the product listing to reflect this.
  • A total of 18 product codes are now affected.
  • 10 products are now back in stock:
    • FTE1824
    • FTE2379
    • FTE2386
    • FTE2387
    • FTE2389
    • FTE2390
    • FTE2393
    • FTE2397
    • FTE2901
    • FTE516
  • Both Latex and Non-Latex Sterile Surgeons Gloves are being affected by transportation issues including shipping. We anticipate these delays to be relatively short term and now expect the Encore Non-Latex PI Underglove to arrive in the UK towards the end of next week and will be available for customers to purchase shortly thereafter. The ICN will be updated once more information becomes available
  • NHS Supply Chain has provided a list of indirect alternative products from Ansell Healthcare for your consideration and clinical review.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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.

  • The supplier Ansell Healthcare has informed us that the supply of Ansell Surgeons Gloves remains intermittent. However further stock continues to arrive daily. Currently:
  • 10 product codes are now back in stock:
    FTE1821, FTE1830, FTE2381, FTE2383, FTE2384, FTE2388, FTE2899, FTE2392, FTG532, FTG536.
  • A further 7 products are now unavailable to order through our online catalogue (these are highlighted on the product listing to reflect this.)
  • A total of 17 product codes are now affected.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • Potential indirect alternative product codes are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • 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.

  • The supplier Ansell Healthcare has informed us that the temporary supply issue with its Surgeons Gloves is still ongoing.
  • Nine of the previous affected product codes are now available to order.
  • Unfortunately, a further 11 product codes are now affected by the temporary supply issue.
  • A total of 21 product codes are now affected.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and alternative products. The newly affected product codes have been highlighted.
  • The supply issue with the Non-Latex Sterile Surgeons Gloves is primarily due to production shortages. However, a small number of Latex products have also been affected by a shortage of packaging staff due to COVID-19.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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.

Change:

  • The supplier Ansell Healthcare has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Surgeons Gloves.
  • There are 19 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to increased demand over recent months, production shortages and delays in packaging or sterilisation.
  • This has depleted reserve stock levels and some sizes or ranges may temporarily be unavailable to purchase in the short term.

Impact:

  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
    The anticipated resolution dates are as follows:
    18 March 2021: FTG531, FTG532, FTG533, FTG534, FTG537, FTE2386, FTE2393, FTE2397, FTE1825, FTE1830, FTE2379, FTE2458.
    19 March 2021: FTG530
    26 March 2021: FTE2450, FTE2388, FTE2389
    1 April 2021: FTE2387
    6 April 2021: FTG536
    14 May 2021: FTE2606.

Next Steps:     

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1209 Ansell Healthcare Product Listing with Alternatives 10 June 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1209.
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