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Supply Issues Teleflex Endotracheal Tubes Multiple Products (ICN 2156)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/2156 ICN Number: 2156
  • The supply issue with Endotracheal Tubes from Teleflex is continuing.
  • Five product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FDF853, FDF844, FDF817, FDF822 and FDF876.
  • 79 product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 25 product codes remain available to order on an intermittent supply basis.
  • 11 product codes have now been permanently delisted.
  • 115 product codes are 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.
  • Please note there are no alternative products for product code FDF814.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 15 December 2023.
  • The supplier Teleflex has informed us that the supply disruption with Endotracheal Tubes is still ongoing.
  • 120 Products remain affected.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for some of 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 code and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption.
  • We are currently sourcing further alternatives, and we will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • Please expect an extended delivery time and intermittent supply as production restarts.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 October 2023.
  • The supplier Teleflex has informed us the supply issue with its Endotracheal Tubes products is ongoing.
  • Six additional codes are now affected and unavailable to order:
    • FDF944, FDF851, FDF879, FDF885, FDF886 and FSM2776.
  • There are 120 product codes affected in total.
  • Please refer to a Field Safety Notice ICN 2149 for further information on the affected product codes.
  • All the affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • There are potential indirect and direct alternatives for some of the products.
  • However, some of these products may also be subject to intermittent supply as production restarts.
  • We are currently sourcing further alternatives.
  • Updates will be made to the product listing as soon as possible.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier. We will continue to monitor the stock situation to minimise further disruption and update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 31 August 2023.

Change:

  • The supplier Teleflex has informed us of a supply issue with its Endotracheal Tubes products.
  • There are 114 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is a result of a recall notice (FSN ICN 2149) sent by the supplier which has caused manufacturing delays.

Impact:          

  • All the affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • There are potential indirect and direct alternatives for all the products. These products are available to order through our online catalogue. However, some of these products may also be subject to intermittent supply
  • We are currently sourcing further alternatives, and updates will be made to the product listing as soon as possible.
  • 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 resolved by 31 August 2023.
  • Customers are advised to review alternatives, complete a local stock take, and destroy remaining stock as products are recalled.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to monitor the stock situation to minimise further disruption and update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • 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.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 2156 Teleflex Product Listing and Delisted with Alternatives 16 November 2023

    An Excel file showing the affected products with alternatives for ICN 2156.
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