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Supply Issues Teleflex Medical Paediatric Self-Retaining Catheter FST701 (ICN 2457)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2024/2457 ICN Number: 2457
  • The supply issue with Paediatric Self-retaining Catheter products from Teleflex Medical is continuing.
  • FST701 remains suspended and unavailable to order.
  • One product code remains affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected product.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • We do not currently have a resolution date for the supply issue.
  • We will continue to monitor the stock situation and update this ICN at regular intervals and when we have further information.

Change:

  • The supplier Teleflex Medical has informed us of a supply issue with its Paediatric Self-retaining Catheter products:
    • FST701 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 2-way Silicone 8Ch Paediatric 31cm.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacture and shipping delays.

Impact:

  • FST701 is currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FUR8508 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 2-way Silicone 8Ch Paediatric 33cm 3ml balloon Nelaton tip with prefilled syringe of glycerine solution.
    • FUR8509 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 2-way Silicone 8Ch Paediatric 28cm 3ml balloon Open tip Long Term With prefilled glycerine syringe Drainage hole below balloon.
    • FSS1395 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 2-way Hydrogel Coated 8fg – Paediatric 5ml Balloon with prefilled syringe – Long Term Use (0-90 days).
    • FSS1411 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 2-way Ptfe Coated Latex 8Ch – Paediatric 5ml Balloon with prefilled syringe with sterile water Bardia – Medium Term Use (0-28 days).
  • Please note alternatives FSS1395 and FSS1411 contain Latex and not Silicone.
  • 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 30 March 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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.
  • We will update the ICN when we have further information.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2457 Teleflex Medical Product Listing with Alternatives 1 March 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2457.
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