TypeTwisted multifilament with a monofilament appearance
CompositionStrands of purified collagen taken from the serosal layer of selected bovines. Origin from BSE-free classified countries.
CoatingNone
ColourIvory
Tissue reactionModerate
AbsorptionBy phagocytosis. Complete mass absorption in approximately 63 days. Approximately 50% of tensile strength remain after 7 days. When used in infected tissues or in tissues with increased levels of proteolytic enzymes (stomach, cervix, vagina) it is more quickly absorbed.
PresentationBox with 12 sutures