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Supply Issues Vygon UK Ltd NRFit Spinal Needles Multiple Products (ICN 1965)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2023/1965 ICN Number: 1965


  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its NRFit Spinal Needles.
  • There are 14 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to a delay in the certification of these products.


  • Five of the affected product codes are now unavailable to order:
    • FTR2417, FTR2419, FTR2427, FTR2429 and FTR2430.
  • The remaining nine products are currently still available to order:
    • FTR2418, FTR2420, FTR2421, FTR2422, FTR2423, FTR2424, FTR2425, FTR2426 and FTR2428.
  • Potential 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 along with a letter from the supplier.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be ongoing for a period of more than six months.
  • We will update the ICN when we have further information.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to review the potential indirect alternative products taking into consideration their suitability and lead times.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1965 Vygon UK Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives 5 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1965.
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