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Mid-term absorbable braided and coated suture made of polyglycolic acid


Safil® is a mid-term braided and coated synthetic absorbable suture made of polyglycolic acid. Safil® degrades by hydrolysis and provides predictable and reliable absorption.


  • High tensile strength
  • Excellent knotting ability
  • Smooth passage through tissue
  • Easy handling


  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gynaecology/obstetrics
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • Urology
  • Skin closure (intracutaneous, subcutaneous)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ligatures


  • 60-70 % Tensile Strength Retention: 14 days 
  • Complete Mass Absorption: 60 up to 90 days


Sizes available USP 10/0 (metric 0.2) up to USP5 (metric 7)
Documents / Links / Videos (2)
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    Brochure Safil®
    Strong, Safe and Soft
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    Brochure B. Braun Sutures
    Complete sutures range
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