Supply Issues Bard Ltd (BD) PICC, Mid lines and Statlock Multiple Products (ICN 1521)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1521 ICN Number: 1521
  • The majority of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • Two product codes have been delisted due to the ongoing supply issues:
    FSQ9398 – Catheter Fixation Device for PICC and midline for winged catheters post and clamp
    FSQ9415 – Catheter Fixation Device winged sliding post and clamp crescent pad.
  • In total there remain 23 product codes affected and are still unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • 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 August 2022.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • For further information please see our Downloads ▼ section to view the statement from BD.
  • 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.

Change:

  • The supplier Bard Ltd (BD) has informed us of a supply issue with its PICC, Mid lines and Statlock product ranges.
  • There are 111 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to a number of issues with global demand, freight issues and production capacity.

Impact:    

  • The affected product codes are subject to intermittent supply.
  • There is one stocked code, FSQ9592. This will be subject to suspension and allocation. Please contact customer services if you require further information.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • 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 April 2022.

Next Steps:  

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • For further information please see our Downloads ▼ section to view the statement from BD.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1521 Bard Ltd (BD) Product Listing with Alternatives 6 May 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1521.
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  • 1521 BD Customer Letter

    A PDF of the Customer Letter from BD for ICN 1521.
  • 1521 Bard Ltd Delisted Products with Alternatives 6 May 2022

    An Excel file detailing the delisted product codes for ICN 1521.
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