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Supply Issues BSN Medical Ltd Tape Medical Adhesive Plastic Impermeable Products (ICN 2526)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2024/2526 ICN Number: 2526


  • The supplier BSN Medical Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Tape Medical Adhesive Plastic Impermeable products.
  • There are 10 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to reduced manufacturing capabilities.


  • Seven product codes are currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • Three product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • EHH034 – Tape medical adhesive plastic impermeable 10cm x 5m tan
    • EHH048 – Tape medical adhesive plastic impermeable 2.5cm x 5m opaque latex free
    • EHH049 – Tape medical adhesive plastic impermeable 5cm x 5m opaque latex free.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • However, some of these products may also be subject to intermittent supply.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 June 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2526 BSN Medical Product Listing with Alternatives 30 April 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2526.
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