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Supply Issues H&R Healthcare Ltd Kendall Calcium Alginate Product Range (ICN 1334)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2021/1334 ICN Number: 1334
  • Due to the ongoing supply issues, one of the previously affected product codes is now available while stock lasts: ELS433 – Alginate standard dressing 5cm x 5cm formerly CURASORB.
  • Once stock is depleted, ELS433 will be delisted from our online catalogue.
  • The remaining affected product has already been delisted from our catalogue: ELS437 – Alginate standard dressing 10cm x 14cm formerly CURASORB.
  • Due to the ongoing supply issues, one of the previously affected product codes is now available while stock lasts:
    • ELS433 – Alginate standard dressing 5cm x 5cm formerly CURASORB
  • Once stock is depleted, ELS433 will be delisted from our online catalogue.
  • The remaining affected product has already been delisted from our catalogue:
    • ELS437 – Alginate standard dressing 10cm x 14cm formerly CURASORB.
  • Three of the previously affected product codes are now available to order:
    ELS435 – Alginate standard dressing 20cm x 10cm formerly CURASORB
    ELS436 – Alginate standard dressing 15cm x 25cm formerly CURASORB
    ELS462 – Alginate standard dressing 10cm x 10cm formerly CURASORB.
  • Unfortunately, due to the ongoing supply issues one of the previously affected products has been delisted from our catalogue:
    ELS439 – Alginate standard dressing 10cm x 10cm formerly CURASORB.
  • Two product codes remain affected and are unavailable to order.:
    ELS433 – Alginate standard dressing 5cm x 5cm formerly CURASORB
    ELS437 – Alginate standard dressing 10cm x 14cm formerly CURASORB.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order for five of the affected product codes.
  • Unfortunately, there is no alternative product code for ELS437.
  • 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 August 2022.
  • 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.

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.

Change:

  • The supplier H&R Healthcare Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Kendall Calcium Alginate Product Range.
  • There are six product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing issues at their production plant.

Impact:         

  • The affected product codes are currently available whilst stocks last, once the stock has depleted all affected product codes will be unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order for five of the affected product codes.
  • Unfortunately, there is no alternative product code for ELS437.
  • 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 15 December 2021.

 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.

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 ▼

  • 1334 H&R Healthcare Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1334.
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  • 1334 H & R Healthcare Delisted Products with Alternatives

    an Excel file detailing the delisted product codes for ICN 1334.
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