Monosyn® is a mid-term absorbable synthetic monofilament suture made of glyconate. It offers excellent handling properties and provides high knot security. Monosyn® is available in an undyed color specifically for the closure of superficial wounds, while a violet color is used for other indications.

Accessories & Parts: Suture

Application Area: Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gynaecology, Ligatures, Obstetrics, Odontology, Paediatrics, Skin Closure (Intracutaneous), Skin Closure (Subcutaneous), Urology

Constituent Material: Glyconate

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Identification & Functionality

Accessories & Parts
Constituent Material
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Product Overview


Structure Monofilament
Chemical composition Glyconate (72% glycolide, 14% trimethylene carbonate, 14% e-caprolactone)
Coating Uncoated
Origin Synthetic
Sizes USP 7/0 (0.5 metric) to USP 2 (5 metric)
Type of absorption By hydrolysis (Mass absorption: 60 to 90 days)
Sterilization Ethylene oxide


Features & Benefits

Equipment Features
Product Advanatges
  • Ideal degradation profile for soft tissue
  • Smooth tissue passage
  • Easy handling
  • High knot-pull tensile strength
  • Excellent knot security
  • Rapid mass absorption.

Applications & Uses

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • North America