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Supply Issues Vygon UK Ltd Umbilical Catheter Products (ICN 1957)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/1957 ICN Number: 1957
  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Umbilical Catheter products has improved.
  • FSY027 is now available to order.
  • A total of four product codes remain affected:
    • FSY023
    • FSY024
    • FSY025
    • FSY026
  • There are currently no available alternatives for product code
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has informed us of an update on production recovery dates for three product codes affected
    • FSY023 – Production recovery has been given a date of Early March
    • FSY024 – Stock is due into the UK in three weeks
    • FSY027 – Stock is due into the UK within the next week
  • The recover dates for the following two product codes are still not available:
    • FSY025 – Production currently has no recovery date
    • FSY026 – Production currently has no recovery date
  • This ICN will be updated when we have confirmation of stock.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.

Change:

  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Umbilical Catheter products.
  • The five product codes affected are:
    • FSY023 – Umbilical catheter single lumen polyurethene x-ray opaque with luer lock stopcock 2.5fg 30cm
    • FSY024 – Umbilical catheter single lumen polyurethene x-ray opaque with luer lock stopcock 3.5fg 40cm
    • FSY025 – Umbilical catheter single lumen polyurethene x-ray opaque with luer lock stopcock 4fg 40cm
    • FSY026 – Umbilical catheter single lumen polyurethene x-ray opaque with luer lock stopcock 5fg 40cm
    • FSY027 – Umbilical catheter single lumen polyurethene x-ray opaque with luer lock stopcock 8fg 40cm.
  • The supply issue is due to an increase in demand.

Impact:          

  • The affected codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FSY013 – Umbilical catheter single lumen PVC x-ray opaque 3.5fg x 37cm
    • FSY015 – Umbilical catheter single lumen PVC x-ray opaque 4fg x 37cm
    • FSY016 – Umbilical catheter single lumen PVC x-ray opaque 5fg x 37cm
    • FSY022 – Umbilical catheter single lumen PVC x-ray opaque 8fg x 37cm
  • There is currently no alternative available for FSY023.
  • 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 10 February 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 ▼

  • 1957 Vygon UK Product Listing with Alternatives 20 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1957.
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