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Important customer notice Temporary Supply Issues

Medicare Products Ltd Nitrex 400 Exam Gloves


ICN number:640

  • Date:15/03/2019
  • Product area:Sterile Intervention Equipment |


  • The supplier Medicare Products Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue (2 weeks’ duration) with its Nitrex 400 Exam Gloves.
  • There are two product codes affected:
    FTE916 - Non sterile 400mm medium: Examination Gloves Nitrile Non Sterile Powder Free Singles Extra Length
    FTE917 - Non sterile 400mm large: Examination Gloves Nitrile Non Sterile Powder Free Singles Extra Length Non sterile 400mm large.
  • This issue has no impact on the Nationally Contracted Products (NCP) range of Examination Gloves.
  • Whilst there is little usage of these lines nationally, the affected trusts have been informed.


  • The affected codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    FTE1803 - Examination Gloves Nitrile Extended Cuff Powder Free Size M
    FTE1802 - Examination Gloves Nitrile Extended Cuff Powder Free size L.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the first week in April.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the indirect alternative product.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service 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.

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640 Medicare Products Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives

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