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Supply Issues Salter Labs UK T/A Airlife Spirometer and Oxygen Facemask Products FDK6926 and FDD342 (ICN 2589)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2024/2589 ICN Number: 2589
  • The supply issue with Spirometer products from Salter Labs UK T/A Airlife is continuing.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FDD342 – Oxygen Facemask Medium Concentration.
  • One product code remains suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FDK6926 – Spirometer.
  • Two product codes are now affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 30 August 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier Salter Labs UK T/A Airlife has informed us of a supply issue with its Spirometer products:
    • FDK6926 – Spirometer spirometer volume incentive 2500ml without one-way valve 12/cs12/cs.
  • The supply issue is due to shipping delays.

Impact:

  • FDK6926 is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FDK6925 – Spirometer spirometer volume incentive 4000ml without one-way valve 12/cs12/cs.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternative.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 5 August 2024.

Next Steps:               

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product.
  • However, as this is currently a disrupted market and supply is subject to rapid change, the alternatives offered may also be experiencing temporary supply issues and therefore, customers may need to consider clinically reviewing all additional alternatives provided.
  • We will update the ICN when we have further information.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2589 Salter Labs Product Listing with Alternatives 10 July 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2024.
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