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Supply Issues DWK Life Sciences Limited Laboratory and Pathology Other Consumables, KCP417, KCP416 and KCP181 (ICN 1950)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1950 ICN Number: 1950
  • The supplier DWK Life Sciences Limited has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • A further product code is now affected, KCP416.
  • Three product codes are affected in total.
  • 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 April 2023.

Change:

  • The supplier DWK Life Sciences Limited has informed us of a supply issue with its Laboratory and Pathology other consumables products.
  • The two product codes affected are;
    • KCP417 – Specimen Container 60ml
    • KCP181 – Specimen Container 60ml.
  • The supply issue is due to an increase in demand which has had an impact on current stock levels.

Impact:

  • The affected codes are subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • KCP135 – Specimen Container 60ml
    • KCP418 – Specimen Container 60ml.
  • 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 February 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.

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 organisation’s use of these products.

Downloads ▼

  • 1950 DWK Life Sciences Limited Product Listing with Alternatives 25 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1950.
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