February 12, 2015

COVIDIEN – SYRINGES DISCONTINUED: Click here for details

8881560125       Monoject™ 60mL Syringe Luer Lock Syringe
8881560141       Monoject™ Catheter Tip 60mL Syringe Irrigation
8881560224       Monoject™ Regular Tip 60mL Syringe

3M - DISCONTINUED: By the vendor, item # 117, Incubator, with no suggested replacement. Also, item # 85004B, Casting Tape, with no suggested replacement.

ALERE TOXICOLOGY - DISCONTINUED: By the vendor, item #DSD-765-011 and item #I-DSB-755-011 Oral Drug Tests. The suggested replacement is item #AOT-6 Oratect® Drug Test.

DERMA SCIENCE - PART NUMBER CHANGE: Due to an error, item #20068 is now item #DKC20068. Packaging & pricing remain the same.

ETHICON – NON SUTURE - DISCONTINUED: The following items have been discontinued by the vendor with no suggested replacement:

3M - DISCONTINUED: By the vendor, item # 117, Incubator, with no suggested replacement. Also, item # 85004B, Casting Tape, with no suggested replacement.

ALERE TOXICOLOGY - DISCONTINUED: By the vendor, item #DSD-765-011 and item #I-DSB-755-011 Oral Drug Tests. The suggested replacement is item #AOT-6 Oratect® Drug Test.

DERMA SCIENCE - PART NUMBER CHANGE: Due to an error, item #20068 is now item #DKC20068. Packaging & pricing remain the same.

ETHICON – NON SUTURE - DISCONTINUED: The following items have been discontinued by the vendor with no suggested replacement:

 2888  2889  520G  539G
 540G  RSB5

PRODUCT STATUS UPDATE: PROLONGED BACKORDER on 6-0 ETHIBOND AND MERSILENE CODES Ethicon is experiencing a prolonged backorder due to the discontinuation of a specific supplier of the raw material. We are currently exploring other suppliers to address this issue. Below are the backordered codes with suggested product alternatives (where available)

BACKORDERED CODE SUGGESTED PRODUCT ALTERNATIVE
X697G N/A
X706H X719H
X717H
D6598 (D-Special)
X805H X701H
X719H X727H
X728H
X889H X890H
X719H
1722G 1760G
D8913 (D-Special)
R689G R690G
D7683 D8913 (D-Special)
D9591 D9190
D8913 1760G

PROLONGED BACKORDER on SILICONIZED SILK CODES - Product codes 10Q06 and 10Q07 will be in a prolonged backorder. We suggest that you replace those codes with the alternative codes listed below.

Backordered codes (10 sutures per pak):               Replacement codes (single suture per pack):
10Q06  6-0-18in Siliconized Silk Double Armed C-1      Q706H 6-0-18in Siliconized Silk Double Armed C-1
10Q07  7-0-18in Siliconized Silk Double Armed BV-1    Q809H 7-0-18in Siliconized Silk Double Armed BV-1

ADDITIONAL BACKORDERS -

  • Bone wax product code - W31G
  • Steel suture codes - M435G and M436G

GE HEALTHCARE BIO-SCIENCES CORPORATION - SALES STOP:  By the vendor, item #6705-7502, Polycap Filter Capsule, is on sales stop.  More information will follow once it is received.

HALYARD HEALTHCARE, LLC - DISCONTINUED:  By the vendor item #89611 Back Table Cover, 44”x88” with a suggested replacement of #42301 (packaging is the same, however, the pricing is different).

TO BE DISCONTINUED:  Item #89631 Back Table Cover, 60” x 90” –available while supplies last.  The suggested replacement is item #42224 (packaging is the same; however, the pricing is different).

HEMOCUE - PROMO REMINDER:  All promo items are direct shipped to the end user.

NESTLE HEALTHCARE NUTRITION - PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT:  The vanilla Peptamen® products will have an improved taste.  Other than taste improvement, the formulation of the products has not changed.  There will be no change to pricing, product names, product specs, or any product cost.  These products will flow into market during the second and third quarter of 2015.

TO BE DISCONTINUED:  Item #9871616260 Oral Peptamen.  The suggested replacement will be item #9871616269 (tube feed) and item #987168185 (oral).

SULTAN HEALTHCARE - DISCONTINUED:  By the vendor, with no suggested replacements.

 99340  21370  99245
  99420  21384  99155
  99255  21383  11505
  99225  20351  10403

TO BE DISCONTINUED:  By the vendor, with no suggested replacements. 

AD31003  99240  9933 5  88025
 AD31011  99250  99260  AD30029
 D31012  99145  99200  AD31034
 AD31014  99150  99205  21352
 78845  99160  99210  10402
 70520  70052  99215  21301
 99325  21390  99220  71090
 99345  AD31114  99230  75196
 99330  AD31131  99235  11803

Available while supplies last.

ULTIMED - DISCONTINUED:  By the vendor, item #7239, Ultiguard Insulin Syringe, with no suggested replacement.

XTTRIUM LABORATORIES - PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT:  Now available, 0.12% CHG Oral Rinse, 4 oz, item #1999PET04.

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