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Supply Issues Verathon Medical Video Laryngoscope Products (ICN 2111)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2023/2111 ICN Number: 2111

 

  • The supply issue of Video Laryngoscope products from Verathon Medical is now resolved.
  • 17 product codes have now been delisted from our online catalogue.
  • This ICN is now closed.

 

  • The supply issue of Video Laryngoscope products from Verathon Medical is continuing.
  • Seven product codes have now been delisted from our online catalogue.
  • Ten product codes remain available whilst stock lasts, once the stock is depleted the product codes will be delisted.
  • 17 product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential direct and indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.

 

Change:

  • The supplier Verathon Medical has informed us of a supply issue with its Video Laryngoscope Products.
  • There are 17 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to UK CA Mark requirements for medical device issues.

Impact:          

  • Verathon is currently pursuing the MDR certification for their class I Single Use Sterile Medical Devices.
  • As an interim solution, Verathon now offers non-sterile versions of Spectrum Single-Use Video Laryngoscopes, GVL Stats and GlideRite Single-Use Stylets to cover the supply of GlideScope single-use products.
  • There are no impacts on compatibility with GlideScope Smart Cables, Video Batons or Video Monitors. The products contained within the packages are functionally equivalent to packaged-sterile devices.
  • The non-sterile versions are listed as direct alternatives.
  • Two of the affected product codes are available while stock lasts:
    • FDD5210 – Video Laryngoscope
    • FSM3715 – Video Laryngoscope.
  • 15 product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential direct alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
  • 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 30 September 2023.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the direct 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 ▼

  • 2111 Verathon Medical Delisted Products with Alternatives 17 November 2023

    An Excel file showing the delisted products with alternatives for ICN 2111.
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