Supply Issues Boston Scientific Limited Wolverine Cutting Balloons Multiple Products (ICN 1332)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1332 ICN Number: 1332
  • The supplier Boston Scientific Limited has informed us that the supply issue with its Wolverine Cutting Balloons is still ongoing.
  • Eight product codes remain unavailable to order.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 December 2022.
  • We anticipated this supply issue to be resolved in June 2022. Unfortunately, the issue remains, and eight product codes remain unavailable to order.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by October 2022.
  • One of the currently affected Wolverine Cutting Balloons products, FXD1036, has now been delisted and is unavailable to order.
  • There remain eight product codes affected by the supply issue.
  • The backlog in supply is being resolved with the Wolverine Cutting Balloons, and is anticipated to be available from 1 June 2022.
  • We anticipated this supply issue to be resolved in January 2022. Unfortunately, the issue remains, and nine product codes remain unavailable to order.
  • The backlog in supply is now due to be resolved this month with the Wolverine Cutting Balloons anticipated to be available from 1 March 2022.

Change:

  • The supplier Boston Scientific Limited has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Wolverine Cutting Balloons.
  • There are nine product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to a backlog in supply after reviewing an issue with quality internally.

Impact:          

  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Unfortunately, there are no 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 January 2022.

Next Steps:

  • Please work with your internal clinical teams/colleagues to identify suitable alternatives.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1332 Boston Scientific Limited Product Listing

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1332.
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