Molnlycke Tie Back Theatre Headwear Products (ICN 1189)

Important Customer Notice Temporary Supply Issues

Ref: 2021/1189 ICN Number: 1189


  • The supplier Molnlycke has informed us of a temporary supply issue with Tie Back Theatre Headwear products.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    BWF201 – Surgical Cap One-size (tie-band) green
    BWF204 – Surgical Cap One-size (tie-band) blue.
  • The supply issue is due to a production issue resulting in temporary supply delays.


  • The affected codes are currently unavailable to order.
    Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    BWF030 – Cap theatre non woven elasticated back disposable Blue (available from 21 January 2021)
    BWF224 – Cap theatre non woven elasticated back disposable Surgical Cap Kosack One size Elastic Green Non-sterile.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • Please note that there are ample stocks available of the alternative products provided.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 26 February 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 ▼

  • 1189 Molnlycke Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1189.

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