Supply Issues B Braun Medical Ltd Administration Set Gravity Solution FKA188 (ICN 1649)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2022/1649 ICN Number: 1649
  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Administration Set Gravity Solution, has now been resolved.
  • FKA188 is now available to order through our online catalogue.

Change:      

  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Administration Set Gravity Solution, FKA188.
  • The supply issue is due to an unexpected increase in demand.

Impact:    

  • FKA188 is currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please note, these alternative products require minimum change in clinical practice.
  • The alternative products from B Braun Medical Ltd do not have a back check valve.
  • The alternative product from Fannin and BD do have back check valve.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the end of June 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 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 ▼

  • 1649 B Braun Medical Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives 11 May 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1649.
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