6-0 Chromic Gut 18" PS-3 Needle | 1635G

  • Suture Type: Absorbable
  • Suture Material: Chromic Gut
  • Suture Size: 6-0 (1.0 metric)
  • Suture Length: 18 inches (45 cm)
  • Needle Type: PS-3, premium reverse cutting
  • Needle Length: 16 mm
  • Quantity per Box: 12 sutures
  • Color: Natural brown, undyed
  • Absorption Rate: Approximately 90 days

Key Features:

  • MULTIPASS® Needle: Ensures the needle maintains its sharpness for multiple passes through tissue.
  • Natural Coloration: The undyed, naturally brown chromic gut suture provides excellent visibility in the surgical field.
  • Wound Support: Offers two weeks of reliable support, crucial for the initial stages of healing.
  • Absorbable Material: Gradually absorbed by the body, aligning with tissue healing to reduce the need for suture removal.


  • Precision in Suturing: The PS-3 needle is specifically designed for delicate tissue handling, allowing for precise incisions and suturing.
  • Quality Assurance: Ethicon's high manufacturing standards ensure consistent performance and reliability in wound closure.
  • Surgeon Preference: Preferred by professionals for its handling characteristics and optimal outcome in patient healing.
  • Packaging Efficiency: With 12 sutures per box, there is ample supply for clinical demands.


The Ethicon 6-0 Chromic Gut Suture with an 18-inch PS-3 needle, designated as 1635G, is a staple in precise surgical applications. Its absorbable chromic gut material, natural brown color for better in-surgery visibility, and the cutting-edge PS-3 needle form a harmonious trio that exemplifies quality and effectiveness. Ethicon's commitment to advancing surgical techniques is evident in this product, designed to meet the exacting standards of medical professionals and to support the natural healing process of patients.

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