Supply Issues Safeguard Medical Burns Management Dressings and Gels Multiple Products (ICN 1726)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1726 ICN Number: 1726


  • The supplier Safeguard Medical has informed us of a supply issue with its Burns Management Dressings and Gels.
  • There are nine product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to increases in demand combined with shipping delays from overseas manufacturing locations.


  • The affected product codes are expected to be disrupted for several weeks.
  • 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.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by September 2022.

Next Steps:

  • Please see the attached letter from Safeguard Medical for more information.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1726 Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1726.
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  • 1726 Safeguard Medical Customer Letter

    A PDF showing the customer letter for ICN 1726.