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Supply Issues Medtronic Fixation Device FAL003 (ICN 2002)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2023/2002 ICN Number: 2002


  • The supplier Medtronic has informed us that this supply issue is now resolved.
  • All product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue.


  • The supplier Medtronic has informed us of a supply issue with its Fixation Device, FAL003.
  • The supply issue is due to shipping delays.


  • FAL003 is currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FVQ3671 – Fixation Device Non-Absorbable 15 Tacks
    • FVQ3672 – Fixation Device Non-Absorbable 30 Tacks
    • FVQ3673 – Fixation Device Non-Absorbable Glue.
  • 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 23 March 2023.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2002 Protack Medtronic Product Listing with Alternatives 24 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2002.
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