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Delisting Greiner Bio-One Ltd Blood Collection Products Notice of Alternative (ICN 2553)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2024/2553 ICN Number: 2553
  • The discontinuation due to a product update with Blood Collection products from Greiner Bio-One Ltd is continuing.
  • 11 product codes remain affected and are being delisted due to a change in packaging sizes.
  • 11 new product codes are being created and the supplier will transition to these products as stock becomes available.
  • Three product codes are available while stocks last and will then be delisted from our online catalogue:
    • KFK134, KFK136 and KFK138.
  • Two product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • KFK593 and KFK137.
  • Six product codes remain available pending the delist notification from the supplier:
    • KFK024, KFK302, KFK510, KFK571, KFK953 and KFK996.
  • Replacement product codes for KFK134 (FNG85010), KFK138 (FNG85017) and KFK137 (FNG85014) are now available to order from our online catalogue.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • This ICN will be updated with further information as the products transition

Change:

  • The supplier Greiner Bio-One Ltd has informed us of a discontinuation due to a product update with its Blood Collection products.
  • The supplier is discontinuing these products due to a new range of product codes to replace the current with changes to packaging sizes to reduce the environmental impact.
  • 11 product codes are being delisted and replaced with new product codes.
  • The supplier will transition to these products as stock becomes available.

Impact:

  • One product code is currently unavailable and pending delist from our online catalogue:
    • KFK138 – Blood Collection Set Safety with Holder 23G.
  • One product code is currently suspended and unavailable to order, stock is due in from the supplier on 30 May 2024.
    • KFK136 – Blood Collection Set Safety 23G.
  • Nine product codes are available while the suppliers remaining stock lasts before changing to the new product codes.
    • KFK024, KFK137, KFK302, KFK510, KFK571, KFK593, KFK953, KFK996 and KFK134.
  • FNG85017 the replacement for product code KFK138, has an expected availability date of 30 May 2024.
  • The new indirect alternative products will be available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives and the supplier letter.

Next Steps:

  • This ICN will be updated as the products transition.
  • Customers are advised to log in to the website to access the product listing with potential alternatives and the supplier letter.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

 

Downloads ▼

  • 2553 Greiner Bio-One Delisted Products with Alternatives 5 June 2024

    An Excel file showing the delisted products with alternatives for ICN 2553.
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  • 2553 Greiner Bio-One Supplier Letter 29 May 2024

    A PDF showing the supplier letter for ICN 2553.