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Supply Issues Unisurge International Ltd General Wound Care EGJ173 (ICN 1938)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1938 ICN Number: 1938
  • The supplier Unisurge International Ltd has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 March 2023.


  • The supplier Unisurge International Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its General Wound Care.
    • EGJ173 – Bandage stockinette sterile – 10cm x 150cm ribbed double wrap
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing issues with the raw material with their supplier.


  • The affected code is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • EGJ175 – Bandage stockinette sterile – 15cm x 150cm ribbed double wrap
    • ECA435 – Bandage stockinette sterile – 1.5m x 15cm
    • EGJ312 – Bandage stockinette sterile – 20cm x 140cm ribbed double wrap
    • ECA428 – Bandage stockinette sterile – 1.4m x 20cm
  • 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 January 2023.

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 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 ▼

  • 1938 Unisurge Product Listings with Alternatives 19 December 2022.

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1938.
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