Supply Issues Vernacare Absorbent Gauze and Cotton ENA015 ENP037 (ICN 1746)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2022/1746 ICN Number: 1746


  • The supplier Vernacare has informed us of a supply issue with its Absorbent Gauze Ribbon and Absorbent Throat Cotton with Cover.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    • ENA015 – Absorbent Gauze Ribbon
    • ENP037 – Absorbent Throat Cotton with Cover.
  • The supply issue is due to production issues.


  • The affected codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • There are no alternatives available within the General Wound Care framework. The procurement team is currently reviewing the viability of other suppliers for the short period of time required. Updates will be provided once this is established.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by mid September 2022.

Next Steps:

  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1746 Vernacare Product Listing 26 July 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing for ICN 1746.
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