ALCALACTINE PLUS® PGLA+ - PGLA PLUS, USP 2/0, 26mm, 1/2, Taper Point, 75cm, Dyed


ALCALACTINE® PLUS sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of a copolymer made from 90% glycolide and 10% L-lactic acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated by a mixture of Calcium Stearate and Polyglycolic Acid (30%), – Lactic Acid (70%).

ALCALACTINE® sutures are coloured FDA approved D&C violet No:2 or undyed (natural beige). Available as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes.

Areas of usage:

General Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gynaecology, Urology, Skin Closure, Orthopaedic Surgery, General Soft Tissue Approximation and / or Ligation

1/2 Circle1/2 CircleTaper Point

$182.00 GST excl.

Single Box Price | 12 Sutures per Box

Suture characteristics
Absorbable Multifilament Synthetic
Chemical structure
90% glycolide and 10% L-lactic acid synthetic, absorbable, braided surgical suture
Poly (glycolide-co-L-lactide) and Calcium Sterate
Wound support
~ 30 days
~ 56-70 days
Tensile strength
2nd week ~75% 3rd week ~ 40-50%
USP range
5/0 - 2
Sterilization characteristics
EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product characteristics
Excellent tensile strength, excellent knot tying, minimum tissue reaction
In aluminum foil package with needle or without needle
Needle types
Taper point, reverse cutting, taper cut, blunt point, diamond, spatula, straight
Suture lengths
10 to 150cm