ConvaTec Ltd Alginate Standard Dressing ELS231 (ICN 1321)

Important Customer Notice Temporary Supply Issues

Ref: 2021/1321 ICN Number: 1321


  • The supplier ConvaTec Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Alginate Standard Dressing 7.5cm x 12cm, ELS231.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing delays.


  • ELS231 is currently unavailable to order.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    ELS437 – Alginate standard dressing 10cm x 14cm formerly CURASORB.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 27 August 2021.

 Next Steps: 

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

  • 1321 ConvaTec Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1321.

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