Supply Issues Optimum Medical Solutions Ltd Ultrasound Gel FTM338 (ICN 1618)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1618 ICN Number: 1618
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by mid August 2022.


  • The supplier Optimum Medical Solutions Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Ultrasound Gel, FTM338.
  • This supply issue is due to freight delays.


  • FTM338 is 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 code and the potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by early June 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 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 ▼

  • 1618 Optimum Medical Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1618.
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