Avanos Medical Catheter Closed Suction System Wet Packs (ICN 1133)

Important Customer Notice Temporary Supply Issues

Ref: 2020/1133 ICN Number: 1133


  • The supplier Avanos Medical has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Catheter Closed Suction System Wet Packs.
  • There are eight product codes affected.
  • This supply issue is due to an increase in global demand due to COVID-19 pandemic requirements.



  • The affected product codes are currently available whilst stocks last, once the stock has been depleted all product codes will be unavailable to order.
  • 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 supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 14 May 2021.

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 ▼

  • 1133 Avanos Medical Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1133.

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