Becton Dickinson UK Ltd IV Therapy Products (ICN 975)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2020/975 ICN Number: 975
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson UK Ltd has informed us that the temporary supply issue with its IV Therapy Products is still ongoing.
  • There remain two affected product codes:
    FSB1669 – Extension set Length 75cm PE/PVC – low sorbing priming volume 0.6ml with slide clamp.
    FSB257 – Administration set Ivac Signature Edition pump Primary set v/u B/C 2 x SmartSite Y-ports 0.2 micron filter L/250cm P/20ml 2.7mm id L/F.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available for FSB1669.
  • Unfortunately, for FSB257 there is no suitable alternative product code.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 30 January 2021.
  • 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.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson UK Ltd has informed us that the temporary supply issue with its IV Therapy Products is still ongoing.
  • Four of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • There remain two affected product codes:
    FSB1669 – Extension set Length 75cm PE/PVC – low sorbing priming volume 0.6ml with slide clamp.
    FSB257 – Administration set Ivac Signature Edition pump Primary set v/u B/C 2 x SmartSite Y-ports 0.2 micron filter L/250cm P/20ml 2.7mm id L/F.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available for FSB1669.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • Unfortunately, for FSB257 there is no suitable alternative product code.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 30 November 2020.
  • See our download section to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • 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.

Change:

  • The supplier Becton Dickinson UK Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its IV Therapy Products.
  • There are six product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing constraints and production delays.

Impact:

  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order for two of the affected product codes through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • We are working closely with the supplier to source alternatives for the remaining four affected product codes, and an update will be provided once we have further information.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 March 2020.

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 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 ▼

  • 975 Becton Dickinson UK Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 975.

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