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Supply Issues Baxter Healthcare Ltd Administration Sets FSB151 (ICN 2217)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2023/2217 ICN Number: 2217

 

  • The supplier Baxter Healthcare Limited has informed us that this supply issue is now resolved.
  • FSB151 is now available to order through our online catalogue.

Change:

  • The supplier Baxter Healthcare Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Administration Sets.
  • The supply issue is due to raw material shortage.
  • One product code is affected in total:
    • FSB151 – Administration sets for pump and gravity Colleague pumps – Pump/gravity paclitaxel administration set vented non-dehp tube non-dehp pump tube segment 0.22m inline filter Y-injection site rotary male Luer with hydrophobic cap 292cm.
  • Due to this ongoing supply issue this product is now being threshold managed as it is subject to Protect Demand Management.

Impact:

  • FSB151 is available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity or “threshold” to ensure fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • This product is anticipated to be removed from Protect Demand Management by 31 August 2023.
  • A potential indirect alternative is offered by Baxter and available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FSB85011 – Administration sets for pump and gravity Colleague and Evo IQ pumps.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternative.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product.
  • Please note that the alternative has a needle free bolus/y-site instead of an injection port and is slightly shorter at 280cm.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to monitor the stock situation to minimise further disruption and update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • 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 the alternative product we advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations use of this product.

Downloads ▼

  • 2217 Baxter Product Listing with Alternatives 2 August 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2217.
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