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Supply Issue Convatec Ltd Hydrocolloid Thin Dressing ELM101 (ICN 1974)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/1974 ICN Number: 1974
  • The supplier Convatec Ltd has informed us that the supply issue has improved.
  • ELM101 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • ELS028 is still unavailable to order.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 March 2023.     
  • The supplier Convatec Ltd has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • A total of two product codes are now affected:
  • ELM101 and ELS028.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
  • ELM101– Hydrocolloid thin dressing 9cm x 15cm rectangular
    • ELM002 – Hydrocolloid thin dressing 9cm x 14cm rectangular
    • ELM102 – Hydrocolloid thin dressing 9cm x 25cm rectangular.
  • ELS028 – Alginate standard dressing 15cm x 25cm
    • ELS839 – Alginate standard dressing 15cm x 25cm
    • ELS840 – Alginate standard dressing 15cm x 20cm
    • ELS851 – Alginate standard dressing 15cm x 25cm
    • ELS857 – Alginate standard dressing 15cm x 20cm.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 February 2023.
  • 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 these alternative products we advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations use of these products.

Change:

  • The supplier Convatec Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Hydrocolloid Thin Dressing ELM101.
  • The supply issue is due to delays in availability of some raw materials which has caused production delays.

Impact:          

  • ELM101 – Hydrocolloid thin dressing 9cm x 15cm rectangular is currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
  • ELM002 – Hydrocolloid thin dressing 9cm x 14cm rectangular
  • ELM102 – Hydrocolloid thin dressing 9cm x 25cm rectangular.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 February 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 these alternative products we advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations use of these products.

Downloads ▼

  • 1974 Convatec Product Listing with Alternatives 25 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1974.
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