What material is Monoglyc™ made of?
Composition of the Monoglyc™ suture.
Monoglyc™ is a sterile synthetic absorbable monofilament surgical suture produced from a copolymer of glycolic acid and ε-caprolactone.
ε-Caprolactone or simply caprolactone is a lactone possessing a seven-membered ring. Its name is derived from caproic acid. This colorless liquid is miscible with most organic solvents and water. It was once produced on a large scale as a precursor to caprolactam.
Monoglyc™ Product Overview