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Supply Issues Codan Ltd Filter Bacterial Products FTC088 (ICN 2472)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2024/2472 ICN Number: 2472


  • The supply issue with Bacterial Filter products from Codan Ltd is now resolved.
  • FTC088 is now available to order through the online catalogue.
  • This ICN is now closed.


  • The supplier Codan Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Bacterial filter products.
  • One product code is affected:
    • FTC088 – Filter bacterial Filter 0.2 micron with integral air eliminator 15cm 2mm bore extension set with non return valve.
  • The supply issue is due to shipping delays.


  • FTC088 is still available however it is subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FTC653 – Filter Bacterial – 15 cm Smallbore Ext Set 0.2 Micron Filter Clamp Rotating Luer
    • FFF85250- Filter Bacterial – IV STAR 10 with Line (0.2micron and transparent housing) 25cm PVC (TOTM) tubing x 2.5mm id x 4.1mm od male Luer-Lock adaptor integrated CODAN back check valve FlowStop
    • FTC647 – Filter Bacterial- Infusion Set with 0.2 micron Adult IV Filter with extension line.
  • Please note the online catalogue is in the process of being updated to reflect the new alternatives.
  • 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 8 April 2024.

 Next Steps:               

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the product details of the potential indirect alternative products.
  • Please keep in mind the listed alternatives are indirect, training and compatibility should be considered.
  • 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.
  • We will update the ICN when we have further information.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2472 Codan Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives 14 March 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2472.
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