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Supply Issues Williams Medical Tourniquets FWJ042 (ICN 1978)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2023/1978 ICN Number: 1978


  • The supplier Williams Medical has informed us of a supply issue with its Tourniquet products.
  • There is one product code affected:
    • FWJ042 – Tourniquet reusable elasticated quick release for adults and paediatric latex free each.
  • The supply issue is due to a supply shortage.


  • FWJ042 is currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FWJ203 – Tourniquet Tourniclip Blue
    • FWJ103 – Single Use Tourniquet TourniButton in Dispenser Box and Latex Free
    • FWJ108 – Single Use Tourniquet Tournistrip Eco Refill Real of 150 for use with Tournistrip Eco Dispenser Supports ANTT Practise
    • FBU885 – Tourniquet Reusable Venous.
  • 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 April 2023.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative product.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1978 Williams Medical Product Listing with Alternatives 11 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1978.
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