Insight Health Ltd Chloraprep Range (ICN 1134)

Important Customer Notice Temporary Supply Issues

Ref: 2020/1134 ICN Number: 1134


  •  The supplier Insight Health Ltd have informed us of a potential supply disruption affecting products in the Chloraprep range.
  • There are nine product codes affected.
  • The potential supply disruption is due to a product quality issue identified by the supplier in production. Therefore, none of this product has been distributed.
  • The product is now back in production and the supplier has put in place arrangements to accelerate recovery.


  • The affected product codes remain available to order through NHS Supply Chain.
  • We are working closely with Insight Health Ltd and are confident that sufficient stock will be available in the UK to maintain supply, while normal supply from manufacture is re-established.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised that the product is available in alternative sizes.
  • Customers should order usual volumes made up of different sizes where necessary, and only order product they need for their usual use.
  • Temporary controls have been put on ordering across the full range (including Surgical variants at 10.5ml and 26ml sizes) of Chloraprep products by NHS Supply Chain and Insight Health Ltd as a precautionary measure to manage stock levels.
  • Customers are asked not to change supply routes to direct from supplier.
  • Insight Health Ltd are working closely with NHS Supply Chain to support continued supply to all customers.
  • If required, potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the alternatives.
  • These products are Licenced Medicinal Products (LMPs).
  • NICE Guidelines on antiseptic skin preparation can be found in our Useful Links section useful links section.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1134 Insight Health Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1134.

    Please to view this content.