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Polymer Products Interruption in Supply - Printed Polythene Bags Return to CSSD


ICN number:047

  • Date:03/04/2017
  • Product area:


  • Due to high demand and manufacturing lead times NHS Supply Chain is currently out of stock of the polythene printed bags:
  • MVM022 Bag polythene clear printed Return to CSSD
  • MVM006 Bag polythene blue printed return to CSSD/HSDU
  • MVM024 Bag polythene clear printed Return to Sterile Services Manager
  • MVM023 Bag polythene white printed return to CSSD.


  • These bags have been temporarily suspended until further supplies are received.
  • Although there are no direct alternatives, there are similar products available without any printing.

Next Steps:

  • Log onto the NHS Supply Chain website to view full details of the affected products.
  • We apologise for the inconvenience caused by this interruption in supply, which is expected to last approximately four weeks, although we are working with our supplier to reduce this lead time as much as possible.
  • A further update will be issued as soon as more information is available.
  • Any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Service Advisor
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