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Supply Issues B Braun Medical Ltd NRFIT Spinal Needle FTR2780 (ICN 1900)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2022/1900 ICN Number: 1900
  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us that the supply issue is now resolved.
  • Product code FTR2780 is now available to order through our online catalogue.


  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us of a supply issue.
  • There is one product code affected:
    • FTR2780 – NRFit spinal needle with introducer 25g x 88 mm pencan pencil point with luer introducer.
  • The supply issue is due to global factors causing production delays from Germany.


  • The affected product code is currently suspended.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FTR2781 – NRFit spinal needle with introducer 25g x 103 mm pencan pencil point NRFit with luer introducer.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternative.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 December 2022.

Next Steps:               

  • We are working with the supplier to understand the impact and resolution date.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to review the potential indirect alternative product, taking into consideration compatibility and cost.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1900 B Braun Product Listing with Alternatives 30 November 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing for ICN 1900.
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