Novosyn is a mid-term absorbable braided and coated synthetic suture that is avaiable in undyed or violet color. Sizes range from USP 8/0 to USP 2. Novosyn has several advantages, including: knot pull tensile strength, flexibility, good knot safety, good needle penetration performance and less inflammatory reaction after suture implantation. Novosyn is inidated for general surgery, gynecology, ophthalmic surgery, urology and ligatures.

Accessories & PartsSuture

Application AreaGeneral Surgery, Gynaecology, Ligatures, Ophthalmic Surgery, Urology

Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Accessories & Parts
Product Overview


Chemical composition Polyglactin 910
Coating Polyglactin 370 + calcium stearate
Origin Synthetic
Sizes USP 8/0 (0.4 metric) to USP 2 (5 metric)
Type of absorption By hydrolysis (56 up to 70 days)
Sterilisation Ethylene oxide

Features & Benefits

Product Advanatges
  • Improved knot pull tensile strength (KPTS) compared to the European Pharmacopoeia (EP).
  • Better flexibility performance and similar knot safety compared to the market reference.
  • Greater smooth surface than market reference in USP sizes 0 and 2/0, allowing an easier and faster knot running down.
  • Needle penetration performance better for the most used needles of Novosyn® compared to the market reference.
  • Less inflammatory reaction after suture implantation compared to the market reference based  on in-vivo animal studies.

Applications & Uses