ALCALACTONE® PGCL - PGCL, USP 3/0, 20mm, 1/2, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Undyed


ALCALACTONE® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolide and caprolactone.

ALCALACTONE® sutures are coloured D&G violet No: 2 or undyed (beige natural).  ALCALACTONE® sutures are presented in USP 6/0 - USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10 cm to 150cm, as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes.

Areas of usage:

Skin Closure, Gynaecology, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Urology, General Surgery, Ligations, General Soft Tissue Approximation and / or Ligation

1/2 Circle1/2 CircleCutting Edge

$168.00 GST excl.

Single Box Price | 12 Sutures per Box

Suture characteristics
Absorbable Monofilament Synthetic
Chemical structure
Poly (glycolic Acid 75% -co-caprolactone (25%) synthetic, absorbable, surgical suture
Violet - Undyed
Wound support
21 Days
~ 90-120 days
Tensile strength
1st week ~ 60-70% | 2nd week ~ 30-40% wound support
USP range
6/0 - 2
Sterilization characteristics
EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product characteristics
Excellent tensile strength, excellent knot tying, minimum tissue reaction
In aluminum foil packages, with needle or without needle
Needle types
Taper point, reverse cutting, taper cut, blunt point, diamond, spatula, straight
Suture lengths
10 to 150 cm