Polypropylene Monofilament Non-Absorbable Suture
Polypro® is a monofilament polypropylene nonabsorbable, sterile surgical suture, composed of a strand of polypropylene, a synthetic linear Polyolefin. Polypropylene sutures are dyed blue.
• Uniform diameter of the suture
• Maximum flexibility of the strand
• Excellent security with snug and flattened knots
• Minimal memory and reduced fraying
• Consistent knot strength
Polypropylene sutures are nonabsorbable; no significant change in strength retention is known to occur in vivo.
Polypro® is available in various USP sizes.
Polypro® is supplied in various lengths affixed to a diverse assortment of needle types in one dozen boxes.