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Supply Issues B Braun Uro-Tainer Range Multiple Products (ICN 1785)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1785 ICN Number: 1785


  • The supplier B Braun has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 7 April 2023.


  • The supplier B Braun has informed us of a global intermittent supply issue with its Uro-Tainer range of catheter maintenance solutions.
  • There are six product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to raw material shortages from an external supplier.


  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and a copy of the customer letter provided by the supplier.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 23 January 2023.

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 ▼

  • 1785 B Braun Product Listing with Alternatives 16 August 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1785.
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  • 1785 B Braun Customer Letter 16 August 2022

    A PDF file showing the customer letter for ICN 1785.