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Supply Issues L&R Medical UK Ltd Hydrogel Dressing Non Adhesive Products ELE055 and ELE056 (ICN 2253)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2023/2253 ICN Number: 2253


  • The supplier L&R Medical UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Hydrogel Dressing Non-Adhesive Products.
  • There are two product codes affected:
    • ELE055 – Hydrogel dressing non adhesive 10cm x 10cm square.
    • ELE056 – Hydrogel dressing non adhesive 10cm x 15cm rectangular.
  • The supply issue is due to raw material shortages.


  • The affected codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential direct 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 December 2023.

 Next Steps:               

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • However, as this is currently a disrupted market and supply is subject to rapid change, the alternatives offered may also be experiencing temporary supply issues and therefore, customers may need to consider clinically reviewing all additional alternatives provided.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2253 L&R Medical with Alternatives 17 August 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2253.
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