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AssuCryl ® Lactin
PGLA Synthetic absorbable

Material type

Polyglycolide-co-Lactide (PGLA)

Structure

Braided, coated

Coating material

Poly(glycolide-co-L-Lactide) & Calcium stearate

USP size & colour

6-0 to -2- violet ; 6-0 to -2- undyed

Absorption profile

56-70 days

Breaking strength retention

75% at 2 weeks ; 50% at 3 weeks

Characteristics

Excellent handling & knot security,
very low capillarity & high initial tensile strength

Shelf life

5 years

Packaging

1 dozen or 3 dozen boxes