Dafilon® is a non-absorbable synthetic monofilament suture made of polyamide polymers 6/6.6. It is available in either dyed blue or undyed for Dafilon blue and Dafilon undyed, respectively, and dyed black for Dafilon black. Dafilon blue and Dafilon undyed are indicated for the closure of superficial wounds and plastic surgery applications. Dafilon black is specifically used for microsurgical and ophthalmic purposes.

Accessories & Parts: Suture

Application Area: Microsurgery, Ophthalmic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Closure (Intracutaneous), Skin Closure (Subcutaneous), Wound Dressings

Constituent Material: Polyamide 66 (PA 66)

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Identification & Functionality

Accessories & Parts
Constituent Material
Product Families
Product Overview
Structure Monofilament
Chemical composition Polyamide
Coating Uncoated
Origin Synthetic
Sizes USP 11/0 (metric 0.1) to USP 2 (metric 5)
Type of absorption Non-absorbable
Sterilization Ethylene oxide / Gamma-irradiation

Features & Benefits

Equipment Features
Product Advanatges


  • Flexible, easy to handle and tie and knot.
  • Smooth Passage through tissue.
  • Excellent  histocompatibility


Applications & Uses

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • North America