Supply Issues Vernacare Kidney Dishes and General Purpose Bowls FTA195, FTA442 and FSL2210 (ICN 1469)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1469 ICN Number: 1469


  • The supplier Vernacare has informed us of a disruption of supply with its Kidney Dishes 700ml and its General-Purpose Bowls.
  • There are three product codes affected:
    FTA195 – Kidney Dish 700ml capacity
    FTA442 – Kidney Dish 700ml capacity
    FSL2210 – Bowl General Purpose.


Kidney Dish Products:

  • FTA195 is available whilst stocks last and will be delisted once stocks have depleted.
  • The temporary alternative product codes for Kidney Dish FTA195 are FTA441, FTA442 and FTA443. However, once stock has depleted on FTA441 this product will be delisted and once stock has depleted on FTA442 this will be suspended until further notice.
  • Once all stock has been depleted of FTA441 and FTA442, the replacement code will be FTA443 which will be supplied until further notice. Customers should note that the pack size of FTA443 is a box of 320, whereas FTA195 and FTA441 are a box of 300.

General Purpose Bowls:

  • In regard to the General Purpose Bowls customers will receive either FSL2210 or FSL2231.
  • FSL2232 will also be available to order as a direct alternative for a short period of time.
  • The unit of issue for FSL2231 is a pack of 200.
  • The unit of issue for FSL2232 is a pack 400.
  • Customers may need to amend their order quantity values to account for the decreased / increased pack sizes.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and available alternative product codes.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to update their ordering systems, favourite lists and any other third-party ordering systems.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

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  • 1469 Vernacare Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1469.
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