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Supply Issues 3M UK PLC Hydrogel Dressing Adhesive EME086 (ICN 1929)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2022/1929 ICN Number: 1929


  • The supplier 3M United Kingdom PLC has informed us that this temporary supply issue is now resolved.
  • EME086 is now available to order through our online catalogue.


  • The supplier 3M United Kingdom PLC has informed us of a supply issue with its Hydrogel Dressing Adhesive product.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing delays.


  • EME086 is currently unavailable to order.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    • EME085 – Hydrogel dressing adhesive superabsorbent hydrated pro ionic gel with adhesive border 11x11cm.
  • See our Downloads Section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternative.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2023.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1929 Product Listing with Alternatives 8 December 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1929.
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