Ansell Healthcare Surgeons Gloves (ICN 1209)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1209 ICN Number: 1209
  • 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

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

    Please to view this content.