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MONOCRYL Plus Antibacterial (poliglecaprone 25) Suture
MONOCRYL Plus Antibacterial Suture is a sterile, absorbable, monofilament suture prepared from a copolymer of glycolide and ε-caprolactone. The empirical molecular formula of the polymer is (C2H2)2)m (C6H10,O2)m. Poliglecaprone 25 copolymer has been found to be non-antigenic, non-pyrogenic, and elicits only a slight tissue reaction during absorption1. Product description and safety information is continued in the References section below.*
Plus Sutures – the only sutures with Triclosan available worldwide with antibacterial protection offered by IRGACARE®* MP (Triclosan)**2
*A trademark of BASF
** There are no competitive Triclosan coated sutures that have both FDA clearance and CE Mark as of June 2020.
1. Ethicon, 0012863 rev;6, MONOCRYLTM Plus Antibacterial Suture. Instructions for Use. JAN 2020. Data on File.
2. EMEA Market intelligence and internal knowledge. (144092-200619)
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*As of March 2017, per internal research conducted by Ethicon.