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Supply Issues Schuco Dermatoscopes FBF2729, FBF2730 and FBF2761 (ICN 1962)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1962 ICN Number: 1962


  • The supplier Schuco has informed us of a supply issue with its Dermatoscopes.
  • The three product codes affected are:
    • FBF2729 – Dermatoscope Accessories Biopsy Punch Disposable Sterile 3mm
    • FBF2730 – Dermatoscope Accessories Biopsy Punch Disposable Sterile 4mm
    • FBF2761 – Dermatoscope Accessories Curette Disposable Sterile 7mm.
  • The supply issue is due to disruptions in the marketplace causing shortages.


  • The affected codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential direct and indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be ongoing for a period of up to two months.
  • We will update this ICN when we have further information.

Next Steps:               

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to review the direct and indirect alternative products taking into consideration cost and availability.
  • 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 organisation’s use of these products.

Downloads ▼

  • 1962 Schuco Product Listing with Alternatives 29 December 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1962.
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