5-0 PERMA-HAND SILK Black 30" RB-1 Needle | K870H (3doz)


Product Specifications:

  • Suture Type: Non-Absorbable
  • Suture Material: Silk
  • Suture Size: 5-0 (1.0 metric)
  • Suture Length: 30 inches (76 cm)
  • Needle Type: RB-1, taper point
  • Needle Length: 17 mm
  • Quantity per Box: 36 sutures
  • Color: Black
  • Directionality: Unidirectional
  • Needle Color: Silver

Key Features:

  • Extended Suture Length: Ideal for procedures requiring longer suture material for continuous suturing or larger wound areas.
  • High-Quality Silk: Known for its natural composition, providing exceptional strength and secure knotting capabilities.
  • Taper Point Needle: RB-1 needle designed for atraumatic passage through tissue, minimizing patient discomfort.
  • Enhanced Visibility: Black coloration offers excellent contrast against tissue, aiding in precise suture placement.


  • Durability: Silk sutures are renowned for their tensile strength, ensuring lasting wound closure.
  • Biocompatibility: While silk is a natural fiber, it is processed to be biocompatible, minimizing tissue reaction.
  • Ease of Handling: Offers surgeons ease of use with reliable knot security and smooth passage through tissue.
  • Versatile Use: Suitable for a broad range of surgical applications, particularly in general soft tissue approximation and ligation.

Overview: The PERMAHAND® 5-0 Silk Suture, cataloged as K870H, featuring a 30-inch RB-1 needle, sets the standard for non-absorbable sutures in the medical field. Crafted from premium silk, this suture combines traditional strength with modern surgical requirements for precise wound closure. With 36 sutures per box, it ensures ample supply for various surgical needs, highlighting Ethicon's commitment to quality and reliability in wound closure solutions.

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