Smith and Nephew Healthcare Ltd Jelonet Wound Contact Dressing 5cm x 5cm (ICN 1293)

Important Customer Notice Recall

Ref: 2021/1293 ICN Number: 1293

MHRA: 2021/005/027/487/020

Recall Ref: 27


  • Smith and Nephew Healthcare has issued a Field Safety Notice following discovery of the potential for a breach in the sterile barrier and paraffin leakage, in five lot numbers of the JELONET 5cm x 5cm wound dressing.
  • This defect is due to a manufacturing error.

Products Affected:

  • This product is available from NHS Supply Chain as:
NPC Product Description Supplier Code/MPC Affected Lots Affected UK Lots
EKA009 Jelonet 5 x 5 contact layer paraffin dressing carton 50 7403 202018, 202019, 202020, 202022, 202036. 202019, 202022.
  • Smith and Nephew Healthcare confirm only lot numbers 202019 and 202022 were supplied into the UK market.

Next Steps:

  • Read and follow the full instructions in the Field Safety Notice and share with all users of the affected products.
  • Where affected product/lot numbers are identified, please contact your NHS Supply Chain Customer Service Advisor with full details of affected lot numbers held, confirming if the quantities of products to return are part or full (50) packs.
  • Your Customer Services Advisor will arrange collection for credit of affected products using reason code 7 “Supplier Recall”. All goods to be returned no later than Friday 11 July 2021.
  • Smith and Nephew advise this recall will not impact on future supplies of the product.

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

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  • 1293 Smith and Nephew Healthcare Ltd Field Safety Notice

    A PDF of the Field Safety Notice for ICN 1293.