UNIGUT Chromic Catgut Suture

Chromic Catgut Suture [SKU: N/A]


Chromic Catgut Suture (UNIGUT) is an absorbable, sterile surgical gut suture composed of purified connective tissue (mostly collagen) derived from the sub mucosal fibrous layer of healthy sheep intestines. Chromic Catgut suture is processed to provide greater resistance to absorption.


It is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in ophthalmic procedures, but not for use in cardiovascular and neurological tissues.

Technical Specifications

Chromic Catgut Suture Characteristics Absorbable Surgical Suture
Chromic Catgut Suture Type Braided
Chromic Catgut Suture Material Chromic
Chromic Catgut Color Brown
Chromic Catgut Absorption Absorption takes place due to enzymatic reaction in 70 days.
Chromic Catgut Tensile Strength Tensile strength is retained for 14 – 21 days.
USP Range 5/0 – 2
Chromic Catgut Sterilization EO (Ethylene Oxide)
Product Characteristics Excellent tensile strength, Excellent knot tying, Minimum tissue reaction
Packaging In aluminium foil packages with or without needle
Needle Type Round bodied, cutting edge, taper point, straight, blunt point

Available Products

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SKU Suture Needle Description EXGST Price
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Size Length
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