Supply Issues Sarstedt Urine Container 10ml KBZ898 (ICN 1571)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1571 ICN Number: 1571


  • The supplier Sarstedt has informed us of a supply issue with its Urine Container 10ml, KBZ898.
  • The supply issue is due to the supplier experiencing unexpected increase in demand.


  • KBZ898 is currently intermittent supply only.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    KTH123 – Urine Collection Tube with Boric Acid 10ml with label.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product code.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by September 2022 to allow the supplier to increase production and planning.

 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 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 ▼

  • 1571 Sarstedt Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1571.
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