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Supply Issues Eakin Surgical Ltd Pulse Lavage Hand Piece Fully Disposable System FIC51538 (ICN 2541)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2024/2541 ICN Number: 2541


  • The supplier Eakin Surgical Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Pulse Lavage Hand Piece Fully Disposable System, FIC51538.
  • The issue is due to the product being transitioned from the EU Medical Device Directive to the new EU Medical Device Regulations 2017.


  • FIC51538 is currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • Customers are advised to increase orders to cover at least a two-week period of stock unavailability over the transition period.
  • Unfortunately, there are no alternatives available. Customers are advised to view the online catalogue for products they deem suitable.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • 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 product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • 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.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2541 Eakin Surgical Product Listing 14 May 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing for ICN 2541.
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