Respironics (UK) Ltd Nebulisers (ICN 1407)

Important Customer Notice Temporary Supply Issues

Ref: 2021/1407 ICN Number: 1407


  • The supplier Respironics (UK) Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Nebulisers.
  • The four product codes affected are:
    FDE035 – Nebuliser Reusable SideStream nebuliser tubing and adult mask
    FDE038 – Nebuliser SideStream Plus with ventilation hose
    FDE039 – Nebuliser SideStream Plus with expiratory filter holder and 10 filter pads
  • FDE528 – Support products for nebulisers Bacterial Filter for Porta-Neb (small bore).
  • The supply issue is due to shipping challenges with the component suppliers.


  • The affected codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order for three of the affected product codes:
  • Unfortunately, there is no suitable alternative product code for FDE528.
  • Please note Sidestream disposable FDE697 is available, but can only nebulize non antibiotic drugs.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • For product codes FDE039 and FDE528 supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the end of November 2021.
  • Unfortunately for FDE035 and FDE038 the resolution date is unknown at present.

 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 ▼

  • 1407 Respironics (UK) Ltd Product Listing with Alterntives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1407.

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