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Supply Issues Ambu UK Ltd Electrodes Multiple Products (ICN 1593)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1593 ICN Number: 1593
  • The supplier Ambu UK Ltd has informed us that four codes are now available to order
    • FDK999 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK542 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK541 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK1069 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel.
  • One further product code has been suspended and is unavailable to order.
    • FDK193 – Neurology Electrodes – Small solid gel with 10cm lead SC connector.
  • There is one code in total affected.
  • Unfortunately, there are no available alternatives available to order at present.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by mid December 2022.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • The supplier Ambu Uk Ltd has informed us that five product codes are now available to order:
    • FDK196 – Neurology Electrodes
    • FDK203 – Neurology Electrodes
    • FDK220 – Neurology Electrodes
    • FDK197 – Neurology Electrodes
    • FDK1436 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel.
  • The remaining four codes are experiencing intermittent supply:
    • FDK999 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK542 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK541 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK1069 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 August 2022.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • The supplier Ambu Uk Ltd has informed us that product codes FDK196, FDK203 and FDK220 are now available to order.
    • The remaining codes are on intermittent supply:
    • FDK197 – Neurology Electrodes
    • FDK999 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK542 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK1436 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel
    • FDK541 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK1069 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 July 2022.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • Two product codes (FDK199 and FDK904) are back in stock and available to order via our online catalogue.
  • An additional five product codes are now affected by the supply issue.
  • There are nine product codes now affected by this supply issue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 May 2022.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Change:

  • The supplier Ambu UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Electrode products.
  • There are six product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to transport/shipping delays.

Impact:      

  • The affected product codes are currently intermittent supply only.
  • 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 30 April 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 ▼

  • 1593 Ambu UK Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives 09 November 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1593.
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