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Supply Issues Intersurgical Limited Breathing Filters and Accessories FTC212 and FTC170 (ICN 2120)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/2120 ICN Number: 2120
  • The supply issue with Breathing Filters and Accessories from Intersurgical Limited has improved.
  • Five product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FTC167, FTC285, FTC132, FTC213 and FTC114.
  • Two product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTC212 – Electrostatic filter
    • FTC170 – Heat moisture exchanger.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption. Additional alternatives will be linked on the system as they become available, and we will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 3 June 2024.
  • The supply issue with Breathing Filters and Accessories from Intersurgical is improving.
  • Four previously affected product codes are now subject to intermittent supply:
    • FTC114, FTC170, FTC213 and FTC285.
  • Three product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTC132, FTC167 and FTC212.
  • Seven product codes remain affected in total.
  • Potential direct and indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption. Additional alternatives will be linked to product codes on the website as they become available and we will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 15 January 2024.
  • The supplier Intersurgical has informed us that the supply issue with its Breathing Filters and Accessories is improving.
  • Five product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FTC166, FTC322, FTC592, FTC678, and FTC118.
  • One additional code is now affected, FTC114.
  • On 14 July 2023, the ICN update included four duplicated product codes, FTC166, FTC167, FTC212, and FTC285 however these have now been detected and removed.
  • Seven product codes remain affected in total.
  • Potential direct and indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 31 October 2023.

Change:

  • The supplier Intersurgical Limited has informed us of a supply issue with its Breathing Filters and Accessories.
  • There are 15 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to component shortages.

Impact:          

  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential direct and 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.
  • Although we do not currently have a resolution date for the supply issue, we will update the ICN as soon as we have further information.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential direct and indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or 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 ▼

  • 2120 Intersurgical Product Listing with Alternatives 9 May 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2120.
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