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Supply Issues Decree Thermo Ltd Scissors FIC11918 and FIC8831 (ICN 1886)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1886 ICN Number: 1886


  • The supplier Decree Thermo Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its scissors.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    • FIC11918 – Scissors Sterile single use
    • FIC8831Scissors Sterile single use
  • The supply issue is due to an increase in demand.
  • The supplier has increased their manufacturing volumes to increase manufacturing capacity.


  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FCC85002 – Scissors single use
    • FFQ3595 – Scissors Sterile single use.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and the potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2023.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1886 Decree Thermo Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives 30 November 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing with Alternatives for ICN 1886.
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