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Absorbable Sutures

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Chromic Catgut

  • Chromic Catgut B.P.
  • Manufactured from uniform, twisted strands of collagen which are treated to retain tensile strength longer than plain catgut.
  • Packaged in a hydrating fluid containing isopropanol and water.
  • Origin - purified animal intestines (bovine).
  • Type - absorbable by enzymatic digestion.
  • Uses - Chromic catgut sutures are intended for use where an absorbable suture or ligature is indicated.
  • Sterilised by Gamma Irradiation.

Chromic catgut sutures from Sutures Limited are guaranteed to meet the general requirements of the British Pharmacopoeia (B.P.), the European Pharmacopoeia (PH. Eur) and the United States Pharmacopoeia (U.S.P.)


Technical Data

All sutures are guaranteed to meet the general requirements of the British Pharmacopoeia (B.P.) the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur) and the United States Pharmacopoeia (U.S.P.). Registration has been obtained with the F.D.A. in the United States of America.

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