Patent Number: 8,815,975

Title: Cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive formulations with multipurpose rheology modifiers

Abstract: Absorbable and non-absorbable cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive/sealant formulations include at least one multipurpose carboxylic, acid-bearing C-succinylated polymeric rheology modifier capable of increasing the viscosity of the liquid formulation, while controlling the anionic polymerization of the cyanoacrylate monomers and increasing the compliance of the cured solid adhesive.

Inventors: Shalaby; Shalaby W. (Anderson, SC), Vaughn; Michael Aaron (Clemson, SC), Lindsay, III; James M. (Anderson, SC)

Assignee: Poly-Med, Inc.

International Classification: A61L 24/00 (20060101); A61K 8/72 (20060101); C08G 18/42 (20060101); C08L 67/00 (20060101); C08G 63/44 (20060101); C08G 63/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018