Absorbable Surgical Suture (PGLA)

  • Product Brand: FOSHION
  • Product Category: Surgical Instruments

PGLA is a sterile, absorbable synthetic, multifilament surgical sutureThe sutures coating material is poly(glycolide-co-lactide) and calcium stearate.The suture is divided into dyed (Violet) and undyed.

Product Details

The suture is indicated for use in soft tissue approximation and/or ligation but not for use incardiovascular tissue and neurological tissue. It does not apply to tissues that need permanent tensile support.  PGLA suture meets all the requirements of United States Pharmacopoeia(USP) and European Pharmacopoeia(EP)for absorbable surgical sutures.


  •  PGLA Sutures have a high initial tensile strength. 75% of the original tensile strength is retained up to two weeks after surgery, 50% of the original tensile strength is retained at the end of three weeks post implantation.
  • In general, the suture is completely absorbed after about 56-70 days and the absorption of different tissues are
    slightly different.


Thread size(USP) Thread
Needle size Needle
Arc size
6-0 5-0 4-0 3-0
2-0 0 1 2
20-150 circular or “●”
Regular triangle or “▲”
Inverted triangle or “▼”
Short edge triangle or
“short edge ▲”
Shovel shape or “
6-100 1/2 circle
3/8 circle
1/4 circle
5/8 circle
L needle
Straight needle



It is recommended to store in 5℃~25℃ and moisture less than 80%; Kept away from direct sunlight or heatsource.

The valid period for the suture is five years when stored under specified and qualified conditions.

Yes, the suture can also be customized according to the demand of surgery.