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Supply Issues KCI Medical Limited (formerly 3M) Wound Contact Layer Antimicrobial Iodine Dressing EKB501 (ICN 2377)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2023/2377 ICN Number: 2377
  • The supply issue of Inadine Wound Contact Layer Antimicrobial Iodine Dressing products from KCI Medical Limited (formerly 3M) has now been resolved.
  • EKB501 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • This ICN is now closed.
  • The supply issue of Inadine Wound Contact Layer Antimicrobial Iodine Dressing products from KCI Medical Limited (formerly 3M) is continuing.
  • One product code remains affected in total:
    • EKB501 – Wound contact layer antimicrobial iodine dressing 5cm x 5cm.The affected product code remains suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected product. 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 and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 29 February 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier KCI Medical Limited (formerly 3M) has informed us of a supply issue with its Inadine Wound Contact Layer Antimicrobial Iodine Dressing products.
  • One product code is affected:
    • EKB501 – Wound contact layer antimicrobial iodine dressing 5cm x 5cm.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.

Impact:          

  • The affected product code is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 February 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • We will update the ICN when we have further information.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2377 KCI Medical Product Listing with Alternatives 15 December 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2377.
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