Supply Issues Sarstedt Limited Blood Collection Sets Multiple Products (ICN 1387)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1387 ICN Number: 1387
  • The supplier Sarstedt Limited has informed us that the temporary supply issue with three of its Blood Collection Sets is still ongoing.
  • The affected codes are still intermittent supply only.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of December 2021.
  • 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.

Change:

  • The supplier Sarstedt Limited has informed us of a temporary supply issue with three of its Blood Collection Sets.
  • The three product codes affected are:
    KFK899 – Blood Collection Set Safety with Holder 23G
    KFK900 – Blood Collection Set Safety with Holder 21G
    KFK901 – Blood Collection Set Safety with Holder 23G.
  • The supply issue is due to an increase in demand.

Impact:

  • The affected codes will have intermittent supply from 27 September 2021.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue, however, please be advised that an increase in demand for the alternatives may lead to supply issues on these products.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • There is currently no resolution date for the supply issue.
  • The ICN will be updated when there is further information available.

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 ▼

  • 1387 Sarstedt Product Listing

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1387.

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