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Supply Issues Johnson & Johnson Mechanical Stapling Multiple Products (ICN 2016)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2023/2016 ICN Number: 2016


  • The supplier Johnson & Johnson has informed us of a supply issue with its Mechanical Stapling products.
  • There are six product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to component shortages.


  • The affected product codes are currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • 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 resolved by 1 July 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 organisations use of these products.

Downloads ▼

  • 2016 Johnson & Johnson Product Listing with Alternatives 2 February 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2016.
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