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Supply Issues Ambu UK Ltd Automated Defibrillation FDK1064 (ICN 2364)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/2364 ICN Number: 2364
  • The supply issue with Automated Defibrillation products from Ambu UK Ltd is continuing.
  • One product code remains affected in total:
    • FDK1064ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel, Adult White Sensor Electrode Centre Stud Foam Backing 32x44mm.
  • The affected product code is now available to order on intermittent supply basis.
  • 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 and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 8 March 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier Ambu UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Automated Defibrillation products:
    • FDK1064 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel, Adult White Sensor Electrode Centre Stud Foam Backing 32x44mm.
  • The supply issue is due to increased demand.

Impact:

  • FDK1064 is currently unavailable to order and due to be suspended.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FDK1077 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel, Adult White Sensor Electrode Centre Stud Foam Backing 32x44mm
    • FDK189 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel, offset stud foam paediatric 38mm diameter
    • FDK1436 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel, Adult Radiolucent Centre Carbon Stud Foam Backing 32x41mm.
  • 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 31 January 2024.

Next Steps:              

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

  • 2364 Ambu UK Product Listing with Alternatives 6 December 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2364.
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