Technical Data

Reference various chemical and physical characteristics of our polymers from lactide, glycolide and ε-caprolactone to assist you in selecting the optimal polymer for your program.

  • Lactide
  • ε-caprolactone
  • Glycolide

Custom Polymers

If additional product optimization is required, we can provide developmental input and custom synthesis. A large percentage of our polymer business at DURECT is devoted to the development of polymers with customized characteristics.

Meet with LACTEL experts

We will be at these upcoming events:


World Biomaterials Congress

Montreal, Canada
May 19-21, 2016
Exhibit 412

Controlled Release Society
Seattle, WA

July 17-19, 2016
Exhibit 413


LACTEL Absorbable Polymers

2200 Riverchase Center, Suite 501
Birmingham, AL 35244 USA

Customer Service:

Phone: (877) 705-8072 Fax: (408) 865-1406

E-mail: absorbablescs@durect.com

LACTEL Technical Support:

Phone: (205) 578-5102

E-mail: absorbables@durect.com