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Supply Issue B Braun Medical Ltd Micron Filter FSB976 and FKA055 (ICN 1972)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/1972 ICN Number: 1972
  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Micron Filter products is still ongoing.
  • A further product code, FKA755 is affected.
  • There are three product codes affected in total.
  • Due to this ongoing supply issue, two product codes are now being threshold managed and are subject to Protect Demand Management, FKA755 and FSB976.
  • FKA755 and FSB976 are available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity aka “threshold” to ensure fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 April 2023.

Change:

  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Micron Filter products.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    • FSB976 – Administration sets for Infusomat Space volumetric pump
    • FKA055 – Administration sets for Infusomat Space volumetric pump.
  • The supply issue is due to delays with manufacturing products arriving from their supplier which has reduced stock levels.
  • Due to this ongoing supply issue this product is now being threshold managed as it is subject to Protect Demand Management.

Impact:          

  • FSB976 and FKA055 is available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity aka “threshold” to ensure fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section for a full list of product codes subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • This product is anticipated to be removed from Protect Demand Management within three to six months.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the product codes currently subject to Protect Demand Management and the potential alternatives.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • B Braun Product Listing with Alternatives 17 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1972.
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