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Baxter Healthcare FTK648 Temporary Supply Issues


ICN number:153

  • Date:08/09/2017
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Baxter Healthcare have advised of a manufacturing issue with their product code EMC4015N, (NHS Supply Chain code FTK648), which is temporarily affecting supply.

FTK648 (EMC4015N) - Baxter Uromatic Irrigation set (Y-type, 2x non-vented spikes, 2x Roberts clamp chamber with bubble trapper roller clamp, Roberts clamp catheter adapter, silicone tube and cap 238cm)


  • This product is currently unavailable until Mid October 2017. We await a further confirmation of availability from Baxter Healthcare.
  • Potential indirect alternative sets are available to order through our online catalogue.

Next Steps:

  • Please review your usage of the affected product and consider the potential indirect alternatives, details of which can be found on the product list linked below.
  • A further update will be provided once more information becomes available from Baxter Healthcare.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

Whilst we have consulted our clinical team, please note that due to the clinical nature of these alternative products we do advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations’ use of these products.

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Should you require further information about this contract, including pricing and how to order the products, please contact your NHS Supply Chain account manager using the link below.

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