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Supply Issues Becton Dickinson UK Ltd Extension Set PCA Products FSB886 (ICN 2533)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2024/2533 ICN Number: 2533


  • The supply issue with Extension Set PCA products from Becton Dickinson UK Ltd is now resolved.
  • FSB886 is 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 Extension Set PCA products:
    • FSB886 – Extension set PCA 2 way with check valve rotating luer lock self-priming cap kink resistant tubing.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.
  • Due to this ongoing supply issue this product is now being threshold managed as it is subject to Protect Demand Management.


  • FSB886 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.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FSB892 – Extension Set PCA Y type with 2 check valves rotating luer lock and self-priming cap.
  • This product is anticipated to be removed from Protect Demand Management by 20 May 2024.
  • 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 20 May 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the product codes currently subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • 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.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2533 Becton Dickinson Product Listing with Alternatives 7 May 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2533.
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  • Control and Protect Demand Managed Product Matrix

    Information on the consumables currently subject to demand management and what to do to request more product.
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