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Supply Issues Ambu UK Ltd Multiple Products (ICN 1895)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1895 ICN Number: 1895
  • The supplier Ambu UK Ltd has informed us the supply issue is ongoing.
  • 31 product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • There are 37 product codes now affected.
  • Six of the affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • The remaining 31 product codes are subject to intermittent supply.
  • 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 28 February 2023.
  • The supplier Ambu UK Ltd has informed us the supply issue is ongoing.
  • 13 codes are now available while stocks last before becoming delisted.
  • 57 of the affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 28 February 2023.

Change:

  • The supplier Ambu UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue.
  • There are 76 product codes affected across three frameworks.
  • The supply issue is due to a delay with the MDR certification for these products.
  • This is as a result of a high workload. 

Impact:          

  • 64 of the affected product codes are currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • 11 of the affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the 75 product codes.
  • One product code has been delisted because of the supply issue:
    • FDD3806 – Facemask anaesthetic large adult (6) face mask.
  • This product does not have any identified alternative products.
  • The supplier will continue to provide updates as to the status of product availability.
  • Procurement teams, inventory and clinical teams will work closely to keep the alternatives product listing up to date.
  • 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 January 2023.

Next Steps:               

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to review the potential alternative products, taking into consideration the variance of lead times due to differing supply routes.
  • Some of the alternative product codes are also suspended, however, there are other products linked to these as additional options.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1895 Ambu UK Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives 30 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1895.
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