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Supply Issue Baxter Healthcare Limited Irrigation Sets FTK122 and FTK648 (ICN 1869)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1869 ICN Number: 1869


  • The supplier Baxter Healthcare Limited has informed us of a supply issue with its Irrigation set products.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    • FTK122 – Irrigation Set
    • FTK648 – Irrigation Set.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing delays.
  • Please note supply disruption also affects six Baxter Healthcare Limited Administration Sets product codes, please refer to ICN 1868 for further information.


  • FTK122 – remains available to order through NHS Supply Chain, however, is subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • FTK648 – is suspended from the catalogue but is subject to Control Demand Management.
  • Control – These products are unavailable to order as they are subject to Control Demand Management. If you have an urgent clinical need for any of the suspended codes, you need to complete and submit the Control Suspended Consumables Product Submission Webform. See our Useful Links section to access this web form.
  • Protect – These products are being threshold managed and are subject to Protect Demand Management. The product codes remain available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity “threshold” to ensure fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads Section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The product listing will be updated on a weekly basis with any changes to the status of the products Demand Management or suspension status.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be ongoing until early 2023. 

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 Services Advisor.

Please note that due to the clinical nature of the alternative products we advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations use of these products.

Downloads ▼

  • 1869 Baxter Healthcare Ltd Customer Letter 2022 14 November 2022.

    An PDF file showing Baxter Healthcare Limited Letter for ICN 1869.
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