ALCALENE® PP - PP, USP 5/0, 16mm, 3/8, Cutting Edge, 45cm


ALCALENE® sutures are synthetic non-absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are composed of isotactic crystalize polypropylene polymer of high molecular weight. Suture is pigmented blue to enhance visibility.

ALCALENE® sutures are presented in USP 6/0 - USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10cm to 150cm, as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes.

Areas of usage:

High Fatigue strength against multi-bending Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Closures, Cardiovascular Surgery (cardiac prothesis [artificial heart] or vascular anastomosis, Ophthalmic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurology, Microsurgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gynaecology, Hernia, General Soft Tissue Approximation and/or Ligation.

3/8 Circle3/8 CircleCutting Edge

$88.00 GST excl.

Single Box Price | 12 Sutures per Box

Suture characteristics
Non-absorbable Monofilament
Chemical structure
Wound support
Loss over years
Tensile strength
High - Permanent Wound Support
USP range
6/0 - 2
Sterilization characteristics
EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product characteristics
Flexibility and softness, with excellent tensile strength and knot tying with minimum tissue reaction
In aluminum foil or sterile packages with needle or without needle
Needle types
Taper point, reverse cutting, taper cut, blunt point, diamond, spatula, straight
Suture lengths
10 - 150cm