Catgut USP 5/0 (Box of 12)

R 386.00
SKU: CG386^
Needle Type: Reverse Cutting
Needle Size: 19mm 3/8 Circle x 75cm length

Catgut USP 5/0 (Box of 12) Stock available from supplier. Ships from us in 20 to 27 days. Due to Covid 19, shipping could be delayed. Please bear with us while we blitz through our backlog.

Catgut USP 5/0 - Distinctive Characteristics of Catgut suture: Catgut suture a natural absorbable suture and is obtained by longitudinally slitting the intestinal submucosa of sheep and goat, twisting the ribbons and joining them in wet condition giving monofilament finish. Catgut chromic sutures are absorbed by enzymatic hydrolysis and starts losing tensile strength from 18-21 days on implantation. Catgut sutures are treated with chromic salt to enhance absorption period and reduce any adverse tissue reaction. Catgut sutures are available in dark brown colour. Sterilized by sterilizing fluid containing EO, isopropyl alcohol and distilled water.