Poly (glycolid acid (90%) – co – lactic acid (10%))
ALCALACTINE® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of a copolymer made from 90% glycolide and 10% L-lactic acid. The coating material of the coated sutures consists of a mixture of Calcium Stearate and Poly(glycolic Acid (30%) - lactic acid (70%)).
In order to ease of operation, ALCALACTINE® sutures are coloured FDA approved D&C violet No:2 or undyed (natural, beige). ALCALACTINE® sutures have been presented in USP 6/0 – USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10 cm to 150cm , as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and throws as warranted by surgical circumstance types and sizes.