Supply Issues Multiple Suppliers Enteral Feeding, Bile Bags and Associated Products (ICN 1505)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1505 ICN Number: 1505
  • Three of the previously affected product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Two product codes remain affected:
    FTA287 – Oral Tip Syringe 2.5ml purple – single use – unwinged – individually wrapped sterile – centered
    FDC324  – Enteral Feeding Syringe Accessory   Luer to Catheter Tip Female luer lock connector Male catheter or Urethra Tip Sterile.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for four of the affected product codes.
  • Please see our Downloads section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The anticipated resolution date is by the end of August 2022.
  • 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.
  • 15 of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • Five product codes remain affected and are still unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for four of the affected product codes.
  • Please see our Downloads section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The anticipated resolution date is by the end of May 2022.
  • 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
  • 14 of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • 19 product codes remain affected by the supply issue and are still unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads section to to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The anticipated resolution date is by the end of March 2022.
  • 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

Change:

  • Multiple suppliers have informed us of a supply issue with their Enteral Feeding, Bile Bags and Associated Products.
  • There are 33 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to shipping and manufacturing delays.

Impact:     

  • Some of the affected product codes are currently unavailable to order, whilst others are available only while stocks last.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads section to to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • As there are multiple suppliers and different types of product codes, the supply issue is anticipated to be resolved at various times over the next couple months.
  • The ICN will be updated once we have further information on the resolution dates

Next Steps:     

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to review the alternatives list for clinical suitability.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1505 Multiple Suppliers Product Listing with Alternatives 26 May 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1505.
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