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Tissue adhesive-n-butylcyanoacrylate is a chemically active, freely flowing liquid over the edges of wound to be bonded. The procedure of tissue gluning is very simple, quick and rapidly effective for the closure of the wound without any complications or patient's distress in comparison to conventional suturing or staples. Average time for wound closure is about ONE minute. It is well accepted clinically in Europe, Canada & USA. N-butylcyanoacrylate reacts very rapidly to join the edge of wound by undergoing an exothermic polymerization in the presence of moisture or other weakly alkaline materials and forms the clear hard solids.


General surgery, ENT surgery, Dental surgery, Plastic surgery, Surgical Procedure in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatric surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Urogenital surgery, Opthalmic surgery.


0.5ml of n-butylcyanoacrylate would be sufficient to make the closure of 21 inches of wound.


Contaminated wounds may aggravate infection in infected wounds, Vascular surgery may develop complications of 'Thromboembolism' and damage to vascular walls, Application on Brain & Neuronal Surfaces may result in disturbances of neuronal functions.

Special Precautions

Each ampoule of n-butylcyanoacrylate is for single use only. Liquid preparation of n-butylcyanoacrylate must be used. Discard the ampoule containing viscous state of liquid tissue adhesive. Donot allow contact of tissue with surgical instruments, gloves or fingers.

Side Effects

Thick application of tissue adhesive should be avoided. Thick applications do not enhance bonding, tend to crack and loosen prematurely.

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