Monomax® is an extra long-term absorbable monofilament synthetic suture made of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate. It degrades through hydrolysis and enzymatic reaction, providing a predictable and reliable long-term absorption. This product has an outstanding degradation profile for abdominal wall closure and offers good adaptation to wound edges.

Accessories & Parts: Suture

Application Area: Skin Closure, Wound Dressings

Constituent Material: Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB)

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Identification & Functionality

Accessories & Parts
Constituent Material
Product Families
Product Overview
Structure Monofilament
Chemical composition

Poly-4 Hydroxybutyrate

Coating Uncoated
Origin Synthetic

USP 3/0 (metric 2) to USP 1 (metric 4)

Type of absorption

By hydrolysis and enzymatic reaction

Sterilization Ethylene oxide

Features & Benefits

Equipment Features
Ready-to-Use Product Features
Product Advanatges


  • Outstanding degradation profile for abdominal wall closure
  • "Shock-Z" - unique extra elasticity
  • Unique handling features
  • Good adaptation to wound edges

Indication: Closure of the abdominal wall

Applications & Uses

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • North America