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Supply Issues Sarstedt Ltd Blood Collection Set Safety with Blood Culture Holder 21G KCM216 (ICN 1717)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1717 ICN Number: 1717


  • The supplier Sarstedt Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Blood Collection Safety Set with Blood Culture Holder – KCM216.
  • The supply issue is due to increases in demand.


  • KCM216 is currently on intermittent supply.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    • KFK898 – Blood Collection Set Safety with Holder 21G.
  • Sarstedt Limited have advised that products KFK898 and KCM176 can be combined to make up the blood culture set KCM216.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • The supplier is currently not able provide a resolution date for this Supply Issue

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1717 Sarstedt Product Listing with Alternatives 5 July 2022

    An Excel file detailing the Product Listing with Alternatives for ICN 1717.
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