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Supply Issues Becton Dickinson Administration Sets and Needlefree Connection System Products (ICN 1484)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1484 ICN Number: 1484
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson Ltd has informed us of updates to the supply issues with its Administration Sets and Needlefree Connection System Products:
    • FKA877 – Supply disruption and suspension has been lifted and is available to order
    • FKA794 – Supply disruption and suspension has been lifted and is available to order.
    • FSB126 – Not due back into stock until end of December 2022, awaiting further information.
  • 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 potential alternatives.
  • 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 Services Advisor.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson Ltd has informed us of updates to the supply issues with its Administration Sets and Needlefree Connection System Products:
    FSB272 – Supply disruption has been resolved and is available to order.
  • An additional product code is now affected and has been added to the ICN:
    FKA877 – Administration set gravity solution Needlefree Gravity infusion set: v/u drip chamber 15 micron filter inline back check valve 2 x SmartSite needle free Y-port roll/c rotating male luer lock L/285cm P/26ml 3mm PVC.
  • FKA794 – Supplier confirmed stock now available. We are awaiting delivery and the suspension will be lifted once received.
  • FSB126 – Not due back into stock until 8 August 2022, awaiting further information.
  • FKA877 – Stock due 6 June 2022, suspension will be lifted once received.
  • 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.
  • 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 Services Advisor.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Administration Sets and Needlefree Connection System Products is still ongoing.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by early May 2022.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson Ltd has informed us that three of the previously affected product codes are now available to order:
    FKA099 – Administration set gravity solution Vented/non vented 240cm with Y site
    FKA579 – Needlefree extension set Pressure rated extension set minibore tubing maxzero connector slide clamp spin male luer lock. 18 cm
    FKA339 – Administration set gravity solution  Vented/non-vented IV gravity set incorporates 15 micron particulate filter deluxe roller clamp with safe-store for spike.
  • Three product codes remain affected:
    FSB272 – Administration set Ivac Signature Edition pump Burette set 150ml v/u spike Roll/C R/C 1 x Y-inj/port L/297cm P17ml 2.7mm id L/F
    FKA794 – Needlefree extension set  Bi-fuse pressure rated extension set minibore tubing 2 needlefree connectors 2 slide clamps spin male luer lock 18 cm
    FSB126 – Needlefree connector / valve SmartSite Arterial-red needleless valve L/2.5m P/0.1ml L/F.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads section to to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the end of March 2022.
  • 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.

Change:

  • The supplier Becton Dickinson Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Administration Sets and Needlefree Connection System Products.
  • There are six product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to an increase in global demand resulting in a shortage of supply.

Impact:

  • 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 refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected and alternative product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 28 February 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 ▼

  • 1484 Becton Dickinson Product Listing with Alternatives 1 November 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1484.
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