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Supply Issues Becton Dickinson UK Ltd Blood Sets FKA011 and FKA324 (ICN 2432)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2024/2432 ICN Number: 2432


  • The supply issue with Blood Sets from Becton Dickinson UK Ltd now resolved.
  • FKA011 and FKA324 are now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • This ICN is now closed.


  • The supplier Becton Dickinson UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Blood Sets.
  • There are two product codes affected:
    • FKA011 – Administration set gravity blood and blood derivatives
    • FKA324 – Administration set gravity blood and blood derivatives.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.


  • FKA011 and FKA324 are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • However, some of these products may also be subject to intermittent supply.
  • All available alternatives will need to be reviewed clinically to make sure they meet the needs of the customer.
  • 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 codes and potential alternatives.
  • Customers are also advised to do a local stock take to mitigate the impact of the disruption.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 March 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • However, as this is currently a disrupted market and supply is subject to rapid change, the alternatives offered may also be experiencing temporary supply issues and therefore, customers may need to consider clinically reviewing all additional alternatives provided.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2432 Becton Dickinson Product Listing with Alternatives 13 February 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2432.
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