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Supply Issues 3M Liquid Skin Protectant Products ELY841, ELY842 and ELY985 (ICN 2230)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/2230 ICN Number: 2230
  • The supply issue of Liquid Skin Protectant products with 3M is continuing.
  • ELY841 and ELY985 are now subject to intermittent supply.
  • ELY842 is now suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Three product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected product. 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 code and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 12 March 2024.
  • The supply issue of Liquid Skin Protectant products with 3M is continuing.
  • ELY842 remains available however it is subject to intermittent supply.
  • ELY985 and ELY841 remain suspended. Stock availability is expected around 31 January 2024.
  • Three product codes remain 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.
  • Please note alternatives ELY985 and ELY842 are suspended and unavailable to order.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • 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.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 1 February 2024.
  • The supply issue of Liquid Skin Protectant products with 3M is continuing.
  • One further product code is suspended and unavailable to order:
    • ELY985.
  • ELY842 remains suspended and unavailable to order.
  • ELY841 remains available to order however it is subject to intermittent supply.
  • Three product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for some of the affected codes. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • Please note alternatives ELY985 and ELY842 are suspended and unavailable to order.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access 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 will update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 1 January 2024.
  • The supply issue of Liquid Skin Protectant products with 3M has improved.
  • ELY985 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • ELY841 is available to order however, it is subject to intermittent supply.
  • ELY842 is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Two product codes are 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.
  • 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.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 1 December 2023.

 

Change:

  • The supplier 3M has informed us of a supply issue with its Liquid Skin Protectant Products ELY841, ELY842 and ELY985.
  • There are three product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to a component shortage and stock from their supplier is not available on the required dates to fulfil the orders.

Impact:          

  • Two of the affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • One affected product code is still available to order however it is subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue.
  • We are currently sourcing further alternatives and updates will be made to the product listing as soon as possible.
  • 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 15 September 2023.

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. We will update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2230 3M Product Listing with Alternatives 20 October 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2230.
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