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Supply Issues Bard Ltd Foley Trays and Catheter Multiple Products (ICN 1720)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1720 ICN Number: 1720
  • The supplier BD (formerly Bard Ltd) has informed us the supply issues with its Foley Tray and Catheter products are ongoing.
  • An additional four product codes are affected:
    • FSS807 – Foley tray
    • FSS808 – Foley tray
    • FSS816 – Foley tray
    • FSS811 – Foley tray
  • No alternatives are available for these additional codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be fully resolved by the end of September 2022.

Change:

  • The supplier Bard Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Foley Tray and Catheter products.
  • The five product codes affected are:
    • FSS626 – Foley tray
    • FSS628 – Foley tray
    • FSS658 – Foley tray
    • FSS670 – Foley tray
    • FSS849 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 2-way Hydrogel Coated.
  • The supply issue is due to shipping and manufacturing delays.

Impact:

  • The affected codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products for FS849 are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FST698 – Self-retaining catheter (Foley) 2-way Silicone
    • FUS047 – Self-retaining catheter (Foley) 2-way Hydrogel Coated.
  • No alternatives are available for the other four codes.
  • See our Downloads section and refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the end of July 2022.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log onto our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain 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 ▼

  • 1720 Bard Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file showing the product listing and altenatives for ICN 1720.
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