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Supply Issues B Braun Medical Ltd 2ml Luer Slip Syringe Products FWC403 (ICN 2599)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2024/2599 ICN Number: 2599


  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its 2ml Luer Slip Syringe products.
  • One product code is affected:
    • FWC403 – Hypodermic Syringe.
  • The supply issue is due to increased demand above current manufacturing capacity.
  • We will be receiving stock from B Braun but at reduced levels.


  • FWC403 is still available to order on intermittent supply basis.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FWC717 – Hypodermic Syringe 3ml Luer slip
    • FWC346 – Hypodermic Syringe 3ml Luer Slip 3 Piece Concentric Clear Sterile.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • We are currently liaising with suppliers to determine further alternatives and will update the product listing in due course.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be continue until at least 1 December 2024.

Next Steps:                   

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If customers can explore different size syringes or luer locks rather than luer slips, there will be further alternatives available.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2599 B Braun Product Listing with Alternatives 5 July 2024

    An Excel file showing the delisted products with alternatives for ICN 2599.
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