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Supply Issues Coloplast Limited Prostate Chip Evacuators FKW648, FKW665 and FWK685 (ICN 1885)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1885 ICN Number: 1885

Change:

  • The supplier Coloplast Limited has informed us of a supply issue with its Prostate Chip Evacuators.
  • The three product codes affected are:
    • FKW648 – Prostate chip evacuators Ellick single latex free prostate chip evacuator storz connector
    • FKW665 – Prostate chip evacuators Ellick single latex free prostate chip evacuator olympus connector
    • FKW685 – Prostate chip evacuators Ellick single latex free prostate chip evacuator wolf connector.
  • The manufacturer which the supplier uses for EasiVac is based in Belarus and they have been informed of a complete stop in production.

 Impact:          

  • The affected codes are currently available while stocks last.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • 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 ongoing for a period of up to three months. We will update the ICN when we have further information.

 Next Steps:               

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

  • 1885 Product Listing with Alternatives 25 November 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1885.
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