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Supply Issues 3M United Kingdom PLC Flexible Casting Tape Multiple Products (ICN 1513)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2022/1513 ICN Number: 1513
  • The supplier 3M United Kingdom PLC has informed us that the supply issue with its Flexible Casting Tape has been resolved.
  • All of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • The supply issue is still ongoing, one product code remains affected and is unavailable to order:
    • EAF072 – Flexible Casting Tape 12.7cm x 3.6m white.
  • The anticipated resolution date is now September 2022.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or 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.

  • Six of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • One product code remains affected and is unavailable to order:
    EAF072 – Flexible Casting Tape 12.7cm x 3.6m white.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by mid May 2022.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or 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 3M United Kingdom PLC has informed us of a supply issue with its Flexible Casting Tape.
  • There are seven product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to raw material shortages.

Impact:   

  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the beginning of March 2022.

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 Relationship Manager or 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 ▼

  • 1513 3M United Kingdom PLC Product Listing with Alternatives 5 August 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1513.
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