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Supply Issues Becton Dickinson Extension Set Products FKA849 (ICN 2460)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2024/2460 ICN Number: 2460

Change:

  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us of a supply issue with its Extension Set products.
  • There is one product code affected in total:
    • FKA849 – Extension Set Alaris CC pump infusion set with in-line pressure monitoring.
  • Due to this ongoing supply issue this product is now being threshold managed as it is subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.

Impact:

  • FKA849 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 1 May 2024.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FKA85003 – Extension Set Alaris CC Pump infusion set with in line pressure monitoring.
  • We are currently sourcing further alternatives and updates will be made to the product listing as soon as possible.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternative.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 May 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product and to view the product codes currently subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • Please note the suggested alternative product is an indirect alternative.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to review 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 these alternative products, we advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations use of these products.

 

Downloads ▼

  • 2460 Becton Dickinson Product Listing with Alternatives 5 March 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2460.
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  • Control and Protect Demand Managed Product Matrix

    An Excel file detailing the products currently subject to Control and Protect Demand Management. This is updated weekly.
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