Polyglycolic Acid (PGA)

Composition: Polyglycolic Acid
Coating: Coated with magnesium stearate
Structure: Braided
Origin: Synthetic
Type of Absorption: Absorption by hydrolysis complete between  56 & 70 days. Always predictable and reliable
Thread colour: Violet
Size available:  USP 8/0 (0.4 metric) to USP 2 (5 metric)
Sterilization: Ethylene Oxide


Braided synthetic absorbable multifilament made of Polyglycolic acid and coated with N-Laurin and L-Lysine, which render the thread extremely smooth, soft and knot safe.