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Supply Issues Smith and Nephew Adhesive Film Dressings ELW054 & ELW106 (ICN 1724)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1724 ICN Number: 1724

Change:

  • The supplier Smith and Nephew has informed us of a supply issue with its Dressing IV vapour-permeable adhesive film sterile.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    • ELW054 – Dressing IV vapour-permeable adhesive film sterile
    • ELW106 – Dressing IV vapour-permeable adhesive film sterile.
  • The supply issue is due to raw material constraints as well as logistics delays which the supplier has seen across the board.

Impact:

  • The affected codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • ELW400 – Dressing IV vapour-permeable adhesive film sterile
    • ELW054 – Dressing IV vapour-permeable adhesive film sterile
    • ELW549 – Dressing IV vapour-permeable adhesive film sterile.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • The supply issue is expected to see an improvement in July and full recovery in September.

Next Steps:

  • 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 ▼

  • 1724 Smith and Nephew Product Listing 7 July 2022

    An Excel file detailing the Product listing for ICN 1724
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