Plain Catgut

Plain is absorded by enzymatic degradation.

Composition: Plain Catgut
Tensile strength: Strength retention for at least 21 days
Structure: Monofilament
Origin: Bovine serosa
Type of Absorption: Enzymatic digestion complete by 90 days
Thread colour: Straw
Size available:  USP 6/0 (1 metric) to USP 3 (7 metric)
Sterilization: Gamma – Radiation


Plain is an absorbable suture made, by twisting together strands of purified collagen taken from bovine intestines.
The natural plain thread is precision ground in order to achieve a monofilament character and treated with a glycerol containing solution.