Supply Issues B Braun Medical Ltd Safety Needle Vascular Access Multiple Products (ICN 1632)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1632 ICN Number: 1632


  • The supplier B Braun Medical Ltd has informed us of an intermittent supply issue with multiple Safety Needle Vascular Access products.
  • There are 21 product codes affected.
  • This supply issue is due to production issues with the manufacturer.


  • The affected product codes are currently intermittent supply only.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order for 10 of the affected product codes.
  • Unfortunately, for the remaining 11 affected product codes there are no suitable alternatives available.
  • 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 31 May 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 ▼

  • 1632 B Braun Medical Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives 11 May 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1632.
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