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Supply Issues PDI (EMEA) Ltd Infection Control and Wound Care MRB1089 and MRB1143 (ICN 1920)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1920 ICN Number: 1920


  • The supplier PDI (EMEA) Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Skin Cleansing and Disinfection products.
  • There are two product codes affected.
  • One product code affected is suspended and unavailable to order:
    • MRB1089 – 6223003730062 – Skin Disinfectant BIOCIDE – Bottle 200ml chlorhexidene digluconate 2% IPA 70%
    • The second product code affected is subject to intermittent supply.
    • MRB1143 – Skin Disinfectant BIOCIDE – Bottle 120ml chlorhexidine digluconate 2% in 70% ipa red.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing delays.


  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • DMK034 – Skin Disinfectant BIOCIDE – 2% chlorhexidine in 70% ethanol 500ml bottle
    • MRB620 – Skin Disinfectant BIOCIDE – Bottle 200ml chlorhexidine 2% in 70% IPA
    • DMK85004 – Skin Disinfectant BIOCIDE – 2% chlorhexidine in 70% ethanol 200ml bottle.
  • 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 23 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 ▼

  • 1920 Product Listing with Alternatives 6 December 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1920.
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