Medical Grade Cyanoacrylate Adhesives

Medical grade cyanoacrylates are predominantely based on butyl cyanoacrlylates. These single component adhesives are mostly used for skin wound closure and are the preferred choice over sutures to minimize scar formation.


Recommended Reading

Bianco-Peled, H. and Davidovich-Pinhas, M., 2015. Bioadhesion and biomimetics: from nature to applications. Pan Stanford.

Davis, M.D. and Stuart, M.J., 2016. Severe allergic contact dermatitis to Dermabond Prineo, a topical skin adhesive of 2-octyl cyanoacrylate increasingly used in surgeries to close wounds. Dermatitis27(2), pp.75-76.

Sung, C.C. and Mariwalla, K., 2015. Use of 2-octyl cyanoacrylate to obviate daily wound care after Mohs surgery. Dermatologic Surgery, 41(2), pp.294-296.

Szanka, I., Szanka, A. and Kennedy, J.P., 2015. Rubbery wound closure adhesives. II. initiators for and initiation of 2‐octyl cyanoacrylate polymerization. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry53(14), pp.1652-1659.

Ando, M., Tamaki, T., Yoshida, M., Sasaki, S., Toge, Y., Matsumoto, T., Maio, K., Sakata, R., Fukui, D., Kanno, S. and Nakagawa, Y., 2014. Surgical site infection in spinal surgery: a comparative study between 2-octyl-cyanoacrylate and staples for wound closure. European Spine Journal23(4), pp.854-862.

Grimaldi, L., Cuomo, R., Brandi, C., Botteri, G., Nisi, G. and D'ANIELLO, C.A.R.L.O., 2015. Octyl-2-cyanoacrylate adhesive for skin closure: eight years experience. In vivo29(1), pp.145-148.



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