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Supply Issues Vygon UK Ltd Enteral Feeding Tube Products FWM1333 (ICN 2325)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2023/2325 ICN Number: 2325

 

  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tube products from Vygon UK Ltd is now resolved.
  • FWM1333 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • This ICN is now closed.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Vygon UK Ltd is improving.
  • Two product codes are now available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FWM1289 and FWM1295.
  • One product code remains affected in total:
    • FWM1333 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric.
  • The affected product code remains suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected product. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternative.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 26 February 2024.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Vygon UK Ltd is improving.
  • Two product codes are now available to order:
    • FWM044 and FWM4399.
  • Three product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2024.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Vygon UK Ltd is improving.
  • Two product codes are now available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FWM1291
    • FWM1322.
  • Five product codes remain affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 19 January 2024.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Vygon UK Ltd is continuing.
  • Three further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM1289, FWM1295 and FWM1333.
  • Seven product codes are now affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 22 December 2023.

Change:

  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes.
  • Four product codes are affected:
    • FWM044 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric
    • FWM1291 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric
    • FWM1322 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric
    • FWM4399 – Feeding Tube Gastrostomy Non Balloon Retained.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.

 

Impact:          

  • The affected codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also be subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • One of the indirect alternatives is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
    • FWM044 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric.
  • 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 27 November 2023.

 

Next Steps:               

  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to monitor the stock situation to minimise further disruption and update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • 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.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2325 Vygon UK Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives 6 February 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2325.
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