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Supply Issues Teleflex Medical Leg Straps for Urine Bags and Catheter Products GDW520, FST777 and FST781 (ICN 2575)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2024/2575 ICN Number: 2575
  • The supply issue with Leg Straps for Urine Bags and Catheter products from Teleflex Medical (Rusch & Pilling Weck) is continuing.
  • Two further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FST777 – Post-Op Silicone Catheter 3-way
    • FST781 – Post-Op Silicone Catheter 3-way.
  • Two product codes have now been delisted from our online catalogue and are unavailable to order:
    • FSS901 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 3-way PVC
    • FSS902 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 3-way PVC.
  • One product code remains suspended and unavailable to order.
    • GDW520 – Leg Straps for Urine Bag.
  • Three product codes are now affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products.
  • 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 9 September 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier Teleflex Medical (Rusch & Pilling Weck) has informed us of a supply issue with its Leg Straps for Urine Bag products.
  • There is one product code affected:
    • GDW520 – Leg Straps for Urine Bag.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.

Impact:

  • GDW520 is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FUV019 – Leg Straps for Urine Bag,
    • FNU040 – Leg Straps for Urine Bag,
    • FNU039 – Leg Straps for Urine Bag.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 22 July 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • There are no major differences between the indirect alternatives and the product code that is affected.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will 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.

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 ▼

  • 2575 Teleflex Medical Product Listing and Delisted with Alternatives 17 July 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing and delisted with alternatives for ICN 2575.
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