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Product Update Smith & Nephew Barrier Film ELY976 ELY977 and ELY978 (ICN 2241)

Important Customer Notice Product Update

Ref: 2023/2241 ICN Number: 2241


  • The supplier Smith & Nephew Healthcare Limited has informed us that its distribution rights for the Sorbaderm range of Films will be ending soon.
  • Three product codes are affected in total:
    • ELY977 – Barrier film foam applicator no sting sterile 1ml
    • ELY978 – Barrier film foam applicator no sting sterile 3ml
    • ELY976 – Barrier film spray no sting sterile 28ml.


  • All of the affected product codes are available while stocks last.
  • We are currently in the process of reinstating Medicareplus products as an alternative supplier in addition to 3M, which already provides alternative products.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log in to the website to access the product listing and the potential alternatives.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 2241 Smith & Nephew Product Listing with Alternatives 11 August 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2241.
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