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Supply Issues Johnson and Johnson Mechanical Stapling Multiple Products FTX7604, FGE9522 and FGS519 (ICN 2016)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/2016 ICN Number: 2016
  • The supply issue with Mechanical Stapling products from Johnson & Johnson is continuing.
  • Three product codes remain affected in total:
    • FTX7604, FGE9522 and FGS519.
  • The affected product codes are subject to intermittent supply.
  • 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 and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 29 March 2024.
  • The supply issue with Mechanical Stapling products from Johnson and Johnson is continuing.
  • Three product codes remain affected.
  • 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 and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2024.
  • The supply issue with Mechanical Stapling products from Johnson & Johnson is continuing.
  • Three product codes remain affected in total:
    • FTX7604, FGE9522 and FGS519.
  • 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 and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 3 January 2024.
  • The supply issue with Mechanical Stapling is ongoing.
  • 15 product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • The affected product codes remain subject to intermittent supply.
    • FTX7604, FGE9522 and FGS519.
  • Three product codes are affected in total.
  • 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 code and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 November 2023.
  • The supply issue with Johnson & Johnson is ongoing.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 September 2023.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue with Mechanical Stapling is ongoing.
  • 18 product codes remain affected.
  • The affected product codes remain subject to intermittent supply.
  • 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 and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 September 2023.

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.

  • The supplier Johnson & Johnson has informed us the supply issue with its Mechanical Stapling products is ongoing.
  • 12 additional product codes are now affected.
    • FGE8405, FGE8409, FGE8418, FGE8433, FTX7604, FTX7602, FGE8405, FGE8409, FGE8418, FGE8433, FTX7604, and FTX7602.
  • There are 18 product codes affected in total, and they are all subject to intermittent supply.
  • The majority of the affected product codes have potential alternatives.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • Customers are to review the alternatives provided along with contacting the supplier directly and or the Minimally Invasive Team. The Clinical Implementation and Engagement Manager within the team is available to provide and advise on alternative products.
  • Please note that if customers choose an alternative supplier for products such as laparoscopic stapler and circular stapler advice will need to be sought on clinically appropriate staple reloads.
  • Please contact the relevant supplier for advice, education, and training.
  • Please seek advice from your clinicians about ordering different length linear cutters and contact your local Johnson & Johnson representative.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 1 July 2023.

Change:

  • 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.

Impact:          

  • 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 and Johnson Product Listing with Alternatives 8 September 2023

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