Richardson Healthcare Ltd Tissue Gauze and Cotton Pad sterile ENN018 (ICN 1257)

Important Customer Notice Temporary Supply Issues

Ref: 2021/1257 ICN Number: 1257


  • The supplier Richardson Healthcare Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Tissue Gauze and Cotton Pad sterile, ENN018.
  • The supply issue is due to experiencing delivery issues on all general wound care products arriving from China, which is also exacerbated by the Suez Canal congestion that occurred last month and is still impacting upon consignments arriving to the UK.


  • ENN018 is currently unavailable to order.
    Unfortunately, ENN018 is a sole supply product code and has no currently available alternatives.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by early June 2021.

 Next Steps:        

  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

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  • 1257 Richardson Healthcare Ltd Product Listing

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