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Supply Issues BSN Medical Ltd Bandage Elastic Adhesive EHQ003 (ICN 2277)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/2277 ICN Number: 2277
  • The supply issue with Bandage Elastic Adhesive products from BSN Medical Ltd is continuing.
  • One product code is affected in total.
  • The affected product code remains available subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected product. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 29 February 2024.
  • The supply issue with Bandage Elastic Adhesive products from BSN Medical Ltd  is continuing.
  • EHQ003 is now subject to intermittent supply.
  • One product code is affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected product. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier BSN Medical Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with their Bandage elastic adhesive, EHQ003.
  • One product code is affected in total.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing issues.

Impact:

  • EHQ003 is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • EHQ011 – Bandage elastic adhesive latex free 5cm x 4.5m
    • ECG013 – Bandage elastic adhesive 5cm x 4.5m.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 December 2023.

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.  
  • 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. Therefore, customers may need to consider clinically reviewing all additional alternatives provided.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2277 BSN Medical Product Listing with Alternatives 18 September 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2277.
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