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Supply Issues Molnlycke Healthcare Fluid Products MRB354, MRB356 and MRB358 (ICN 1612)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2022/1612 ICN Number: 1612
  • Updates for these products will now be provided on ICN 1763.
  • Please see our Useful Links section for further information.


  • The supplier Molnlycke Healthcare has informed us of a supply issue with its Fluid Products (LICENSED MEDICINES).
  • The three product codes affected are:
    MRB354 – Irrigation Fluid LICENSED MEDICINES 0.15% Chlorhexidine cetrimide 0.015% chlorhexidine solution 25ml sachet
    MRB356 – Irrigation Fluid LICENSED MEDICINES 0.05% Chlorhexidine solution 25ml sachet
    MRB358 – Irrigation Fluid 0.9% Sodium Chloride solution sachet 25ml 25 sachets per pack.
  • The supply issue is due to delays in raw materials.


  • The affected codes are currently intermittent supply only.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by November 2022.

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 Relationship Manager or 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 ▼

  • 1612 Molnlycke Healthcare Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1612.
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