Supply Issues Greiner Bio-one Ltd Blood Collection Multiple Products (ICN 1393)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1393 ICN Number: 1393
  • 14 of the previously affected product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • There remain six product codes affected by the temporary supply issue:
    KFK211 – Capillary/Low Draw Tube Lithium Heparin Paediatric 1.3ml Lithium Heparin Tube Screw Cap
    KFK261 – Venous Tube Serum   Vacuette 5ml Serum Gel 13 x 100mm Red Yellow Screw Cap
    KFK333 – Venous Tube sodium citrate for coagulation Vacuette 2ml 3.2percent Citrate 13 x 75mm Blue White Push Cap
    KFK335 – Capillary/Low Draw Tube K3 EDTA Paediatric 1.3ml X MATCH K3 EDTA Pink Scarew Cap
    KFK519 – Venous Tube glucose with sodium fluoride/EDTA K3    Vacuette 4ml NaFl/K3 EDTA 13 x 75mm Grey Black Push Cap.
    KFK246 – Venous Tube glucose fluoride oxalate/potassium oxalate-Vacuette 4ml NaFl/Ox 13 x 75mm Grey Black Push Cap.
  • Unfortunately, there are no suitable alternative products to offer for the remaining affected product codes. Please can we ask you to contact customer services for further information on potential alternative product codes.
  • We anticipate this issue to be resolved by the end of December 2021.
  • Please see our Downloads section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Change:

  • The supplier Greiner Bio-one Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Blood Collection products.
  • There are 19 product codes affected.

Impact:       

  • The affected product codes will have intermittent supply for the foreseeable future.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order for three of the affected product codes.
  • Unfortunately, there are no suitable alternative products to offer for the remaining affected product codes. Please can we ask you to contact customer services for further information on potential alternative product codes.
  • Please see our Downloads section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • There is no anticipated resolution date at present however, once we have further information an update to the ICN will be provided.

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 Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1393 Greiner Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1393.

    Please to view this content.