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Supply Issues Becton Dickinson UK Ltd PICC Line Single Lumen FSQ85377 (ICN 2461)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2024/2461 ICN Number: 2461

Change:

  • The supplier Becton Dickinson UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its PICC Line Single Lumen products:
    • FSQ85377.
  • The supply issue is due to shipping delays.

Impact:

  • FSQ85377 is currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FSQ2061 – PICC single lumen Catheter with fully integrated magnetic tracking and ECG-based 4F Basic Tray with Micro introducer NON-RETURNABLE
    • FSQ2096 – PICC single lumen 4F Power Injectable with Micro Introducer Kit and 50cm guidewire Full Tray non-valved
    • FSQ3705 – PICC single lumen 4F x 55cm CT Compatible with 70cm MST long wire.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • Customers are advised to do a local stock take and ask clinicians to check the suitability of the indirect alternatives before ordering.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 April 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • Customers are advised to double check the compatibility of the alternatives and suitability for use, as the sizes match, but the kits may vary.
  • Please speak to clinicians regarding any training required for use of the alternatives offered.
  • 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.
  • 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 organisation’s use of these products.

Downloads ▼

  • 2461 Becton Dickinson Product Listing with Alternatives 6 March 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2461.
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