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Synthetic Absorbable Surgical Sutures

Polyglactin 910 Fast suture is most widely used braided and coated synthetic absorbable suture for skin closure. On account of its superior properties, this suture has replaced catgut sutures in most applications.


  • Coated for smoother passage through tissues
  • Secured knot placement
  • Superb handling property
  • Higher tensile strength during initial implantation period
  • The suture retains approx 64.0% of the tensile strength after 7 days and 31.9% after 14 days 10.9% after 21 days and 2.1 % after 28 days when implanted in rat and the suture is essentially absorbed within 42 days
  • Reliable absorption in tissues by simple hydrolysis


  • Braided and coated synthetic absorbable surgical suture made from co-polymer of 90% Glycolide and 10% L-lactide, available in undyed.

Tissue Reaction

  • Grade-1 Reactivity - Slight


  • General closure, Obstetrics / Gynaecology, Skin Closure and General Surgery.

Choices & Sizes

Needled and pre-cut sterile sutures