ALCASILK® sutures are non-absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are produced of an organic protein called fibroin. This organic protein is derived from the domesticated species Bombyx mori of the family Bombyciade. Braided ALCASILK® sutures are processed to remove the natural oil and viscous. ALCASILK® sutures are dyed black and coated silicone or paraffin wax.
ALCASILK® sutures have been presented in USP 8/0 – USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10 cm to 150 cm , as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes.