Nonantigenic, nonpyrogenic and Elicits minimal tissue reaction.
Always predictable and reliable .
Complete between 180 & 210 day, by hydrolysis.
Very high initial tensile strength and long term strength
Violet and clear (Undyed).
Gauge sizes 5/0 to 2 (U.S.P) Supplied as needled sutures .
Smooth tissue passage
Care should be taken to avoid damaging the surface of the material with surgical instruments, as this could lead to fracture of the material.
As with other synthetic sutures, knot security requires the standard technique of square ties with additional throws as indicated by surgical circumstances and the experience of the operator.