Since 1962 we have been making catgut strands in two presentations: simple and chromic. Our manufacturer tradition dates from our plants in Brazil and Peru. Currently, 15 suture manufacturers use our raw materials to manufacture finished products. The quality of our raw material allows the possibility of passing without any complication the different certifications to which the manufacturer is subjected such as ISOs and certifications of good manufacturing practices. The high quality of our raw material (threads of catgut) and our competitive prices in the international market make us the strategic partner that your laboratory needs.
Absorbable Chromic and Plain Gut
SUTUMED CORP Is the most important catgut distributor in America. Its plant has been producing this material for 58 years with European techniques perfected over time by the demands of the global market. We currently serve different parts of the world by offering a high-quality product.
A surgical suture ( Plain and Chromic ) is an absorbable sterile surgical suture composed of purified connective tissue ( mostly collagen ) derived from either the serosal layer of beef ( bovine ) intestines.
The chromic gut contains a chromic salt solution to delay absorption. Surgical gut suture meets all requirements established by the United States Pharmacopeia( U.S.P.) for absorbable surgical sutures.
- Excellent biocompatibility, non-toxic absorption, and free of side effects.
- The body is smooth and easy to manipulate.
- Tensile strength according to USP standards allows easy knotting.