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Supply Issues Unisurge International Ltd Sharps Boxes FSL2160 FSL2161 (ICN 1993)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2023/1993 ICN Number: 1993


  • The supplier Unisurge International Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Sharps Boxes.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    • FSL2160 – Sterile Single Use Sharps Box 20 Count
    • FSL2161 – Sterile Single Use Sharps Box 40 Count.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing delays.


  • The affected product codes are unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FSL2158 – Sterile single use sharps pad cardboard backed
    • FSL2159 – Sterile single use sharps pad plastic backed.
  • 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 18 March 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 ▼

  • 1993 Unisurge Product Listing with Alternatives 19 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1993.
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