Please note that certain sutures are ordered in upon request, and as such may not be available for next day delivery service.
The delivery time on order in items is normally 7-14 days. We will advise upon order, and if the anticipated delivery time is likely to be longer.
Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Sutures
Original Ethicon Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Suture, and B|Braun alternative sutures (larger, more economical pack sizes)
We supply a wide range of Ethicon and B|Braun Sutures, including many not listed here - Please email us if the suture you require is not listed.
PLEASE NOTE - Ethicon are in the process of changing their sutures to larger pack sizes, and new antibacterial monofilaments. Where sutures have changed to the new stock, the previous code they have replaced is noted in red text below the new code.
Natural: Produced from cocoons of the silk worm Bombyx Mori
Non-absorbable: Provides prolonged tensile strength retention in tissue for up to 3 months
Color: Black or white
10-0 to 4 (USP). Supplied as needled sutures or ligatures. Sizes 10-0 to 8-0 are manufactured of virgin silk and are twisted in construction. Virgin silk fibres are held together by natural gum secreted by the silk worm.
SILK sutures are intended for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic and neurosurgical procedures.