Supply Issues Vygon UK Ltd Various Product Ranges Multiple Products (ICN 1350)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1350 ICN Number: 1350
  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has confirmed that the majority of their needle free product codes are now available to order.
  • There are now only five product codes affected and there may be intermittent supply.
  • The supply disruption is expected to be resolved by the end of April 2022.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to view the supplier’s Customer Letter for further information on this matter.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • Two of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • Four product codes remain affected.
  • One of the previously impacted codes, FSB637, is being delisted and will no longer be available.
  • Potential indirect alternative product codes are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and alternatives available.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the end of March 2022.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • Vygon UK Ltd are still experiencing short-term supply disruption, however they are working to minimise this disruption.
  • Ten of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • Three additional Product codes have been added to the ICN and are now affected.
  • There remain seven product codes affected.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and alternatives available.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • For FSW663 the anticipated resolution date is the beginning of February 2022.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by early March 2022.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • Vygon UK Ltd are still experiencing short-term supply disruption, however they are working to minimise this disruption.
  • Vygon UK Ltd are taking all the necessary measures to resolve this issue and have put in greater measures moving forward to improve supply chain resilience.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and alternatives available.
  • Unfortunately, there are no identified alternatives for FSW490 and FVK264.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by mid January 2022.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has informed us that the temporary supply issue across a range of its products is still ongoing.
  • There is now a total of 14 product codes affected.
  • Further potential alternatives have been added to the product listing.
  • Unfortunately, there are no identified alternatives for FSW490 and FVK264.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and alternatives available.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by January 2022.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has informed us that the temporary supply issue across a range of its products is still ongoing.
  • Five of the previously affected product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    FSW664 – Needlefree extension set Octopus 3 lumen extension pur with 3 vadsite and 3 anti reflux valves and clamps 8cm
    FSW323 – Needlefree extension set Octopus with two integral Bionectors double lumen and 2 anti reflux valves 1.5 x 2.5 x 30mm 0.4ml capacity
    FSW297 – Connector extension three way Three lumen with anti-reflux valves and clamps equal lumens
    FSB2351 – Needlefree bag spike Spike for use when aspirating or adding fluids to IV bags or bottles
    FSW687 – Needlefree extension set Octopus 2 lumen extension pur with 2 vadsite and clamps 8cm split septum and glass syringe compatible.
  • Six product codes remain affected by the supply issue.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and alternatives available.
  • Unfortunately, for FSW490 there is no suitable alternative product codes available.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by December 2021.
  • 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 Relationship Manager or 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.

Change:

  • The supplier Vygon UK Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue across a range of its products.
  • There are 11 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to ongoing production delays.

Impact:   

  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and alternatives available.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by October 2021.

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 Relationship Manager or 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 ▼

  • 1350 Vygon UK Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1350.
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  • 1350 Vygon UK Ltd Delisted Products with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the delisted product code for ICN 1350.
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  • 1350 Vygon UK Ltd Customer Letter

    A PDF of the Customer Letter for ICN 1350.