MegasorbTM is a mid-term absorbable braided and coated synthetic suture made of Polyglycolic acid.MegasorbTM degrades
by hydrolysis and provides predictable and reliable absorption.MegasorbTM suture is coated with a mixture of Caprolactone
and Calcium Stearate.MegasorbTM suture are violet and are also available undyed.
When dyed only FDA approved color additives such as D&C Violet no. 2 are used.
MegasorbTM meets all the requirements established by United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) for synthetic absorbable surgical sutures (except for an occasional slight oversize in some gauges).
|Coating||Polycaprolactone and Calcium Stearate|
|Chemical composition||Polyglycolic Acid|
USP 8 / 0 (metric 0.4) - USP 2 (metric 5)
Undyed - USP 6 / 0 (metric 0.7) - USP 2 (metric 5)
|Type of absorption||Hydrolysis|