Monofilament

MEPFIL-D

PDO Absorbable Monofilament

Feature

MEPFIL-D is a synthetic absorbable surgical monofilament made of polydioxanone(PDO).

The retention strength of MEPFIL-D is more than 65% of the initial strength after 28 days at 37°C.

MEPFIL-D is available for dyed(violet) and undyed(white).

Specification of Monofilament

appearance

Color, Surface

knot pull tensile strength

Refer to the following table

knot security

Internal Spec.

TIE-down

Internal Spec.

Retention of strength

More than 65% of the initial strength after 28 days at 37°C

Water content

Less than 400ppm

Diameter

Size Diameters by EP or USP methods mm
Average value Individual value
USP EP Gauge No. Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
7-0 0.5 0.050 0.094 0.045 0.125
6-0 0.7 0.095 0.149 0.075 0.175
5-0 1 0.150 0.199 0.125 0.225
4-0 1.5 0.200 0.249 0.175 0.275
3-0 2 0.250 0.339 0.225 0.375
2-0 3 0.340 0.399 0.325 0.450
0(1-0) 3.5 0.400 0.499 0.375 0.550
1 4 0.500 0.570 0.450 0.600
2 5 0.571 0.610 0.500 0.700

Knot Pull tensile strength

Size EP method N
USP EP Gauge No. Mnimum average value Mnimum individual value
7-0 0.5 1.4 0.7
6-0 0.7 2.5 1.3
5-0 1 6.8 3.4
4-0 1.5 9.5 4.7
3-0 2 17.5 8.9
2-0 3 26.8 13.4
0(1-0) 3.5 39.0 18.5
1 4 50.8 25.4
2 5 63.5 31.8

Quantity per spool

USP3&4EP6

350m/spool

USP2EP5

500m/spool

USP1EP4

500m/spool

USP0EP3.5

500m/spool

USP2-0EP3

500m/spool

USP3-0EP2

500m/spool

USP4-0EP1.5

500m/spool

USP5-0EP1

500m/spool

USP6-0EP0.7

500m/spool

USP7-0EP0.5

500m/spool

Packaging Process

Spool

Aluminum pouch

Aluminum pouch

PP can

MEPFIL-D

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