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Supply Issue Becton Dickinson Blood Collection Support Products KFK036 and KFK037 (ICN 2512)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2024/2512 ICN Number: 2512
  • The supply issue with Blood Collection Support products from Becton Dickinson UK Ltd Stock Oxford is improving.
  • KFK907 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Two product codes remain subject to intermittent supply:
    • KFK036 – Blood Collection Support Product Adaptor
    • KFK037 – Blood Collection Support Product Holder.
  • Two product codes are now affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 1 July 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier Becton Dickinson UK Ltd Stock Oxford has informed us of a supply issue with some of their Blood Collection Support products.
  • The three product codes affected are:
    • KFK036 – Blood Collection Support Product Adaptor
    • KFK037 – Blood Collection Support Product Holder
    • KFK907 – Blood Collection Support Product Transfer Device.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.

Impact:          

  • KFK907 is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • KFK036 and KFK037 are currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • However, some of these products may also be subject to intermittent supply.
  • 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 1 July 2024.

Next Steps:               

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to review the stock situation to minimise further disruption and update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • We will update the ICN when we have further information.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2512 Becton Dickinson Product Listing with Alternatives 7 May 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2512.
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