ALCASORB® PGA - PGA, USP 5/0, 16mm, 1/2, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed


ALCASORB® sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolic Acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated. The coating material of the coated suture consists of a mixture of Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone. In order to ease of operation ALCASORB® sutures are colored violet or undyed (natural, beige).

ALCASORB® sutures are presented in USP 6/0 - USP 3 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, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Wound Closure at Paediatric Surgery, Gynaecology, Ophthalmic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Urology, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Ligation, Oral Surgery, Veterinary

1/2 Circle1/2 CircleCutting Edge

$98.00 GST excl.

Single Box Price | 12 Sutures per Box

Suture characteristics
Absorbable Multifilament Synthetic
Chemical structure
100% Polyglycolic Acid, synthetic, absorbable braided surgical suture
Polycaprolactone & Calcium Sterate
Violet - Undyed
Wound support
~ 30 days
~ 60-90 days
Tensile strength
2nd week ~ 70% | 3rd week ~ 40-50% wound support
USP range
6/0 - 3
Sterilization characteristics
EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product characteristics
Excellent tensile strength, high knot safety
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 - 150cm