Polyglycolic Acid (PGA Suture) - Universal Sutures

UNIGLYDE - Braided and Coated Polyglycolic Acid (PGA Suture)

Product Description

Polyglycolic Acid (PGA Suture) is an absorbable, sterile, synthetic surgical suture, composed of homopolymers of Glycolide (100%). UNIGLYDE is also available undyed. UNIGLYDE Polyglycolic Acid Suture meets all the requirements as per United States Pharmacopeia for Absorbable Surgical suture (Synthetic)


Polyglycolic Acid (PGA Suture) suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic procedures, but not for use in cardiovascular or neurological tissues.

Characteristics : Synthetic Absorbable Surgical Suture
Type : Braided
Material : 100% Polyglycolic Acid synthetic absorbable braided surgical suture
Coating : Polycaprolactone & calcium stearate
Color : Violet
Support   30 days
Absorption : Absorption takes place through hydrolysis completely in 50 - 70 days.
Strength : 75% tensile strength is retained for 14 days and 50% till 21 days.
USP Range : 4/0 - 2
Sterilization : EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product Characteristics : Excellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying,
Minimum tissue reaction
Packaging : In aluminium foil packages with or without needle
PNeedle Type : Round bodied, cutting edge, taper point, straight,    blunt point
MFG. LIC No : KTK/28/415/2013
OEM. LIC No : N. Code: KR/DRUGS/KTK/28/415/2013