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Featured Instrument

Featured Instrument This Month: Side-Cutting Needle Holder!

All of the benefits of an Olsen Hegar Needle Holder with minimal risk of accidentally cutting the suture while tying knots!

Includes Tungsten Carbide inserts in the jaw

Click here for more information on this instrument!

SteriBest Trays

Surgical products such as SteriBest sterilization trays are made in the USA and have been designed to protect delicate instruments during sterilization. Enhanced features include a slotted lid and raised node base surface to facilitate the circulation of steam and aid in drying. Additionally, silicone pin mats are included with each tray product for added protection.

Independent Test Lab Studies for the SteriBest trays are available:

Click here for Sterilization Validation Study.

Click here for Dry Time Validation Study.

Weck Hemoclips

Weck Hemoclips and Appliers are surgical products carefully engineered to save money by reducing the time it takes to clamp and ligate vessels when compared with conventional suture methods and materials. Choose from a wide selection of clips and appliers to meet nearly every need, with sizes ranging from Micro, Small, Medium, Medium-Large, and Large.

Upcoming Events

Meet us at the Exotics.Con in St. Louis, Missouri from October 2 - 3. Meet us at our booth #37!

Additionally, we will be an exhibitor at the following upcoming trade shows:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in San Francisco, California from October 12-15. Meet us at our booth #6425!
  • American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) in Denver, Colorado from October 14-16. Meet us at our booth #772!
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) in Denver, Colorado from December 8-10. Meet us at our booth #1135!
  • Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX) in Orlando, Florida from January 18-20.

RICA Surgical Products, Inc. is a surgical instrument manufacturer and medical products marketer based in Schiller Park, Illinois. Since 1984, RICA Surgical Products has been providing high quality surgical instruments, medical equipment and supplies to surgeons, veterinarians, medical hospitals and other health care professionals. The foundation of RICA Surgical Products' business is our commitment to provide you with high quality products at an excellent value.

RICA Surgical Products is a leading supplier of surgical products including, Pilling-Weck Instruments, KMedic Orthopedic Instruments, Weck Visistat Skin Staplers, Weck Hemoclip Ligation systems, Pleur-Evac chest drainage systems, and our patented line of Thermal Controlled pads.

RICA Surgical Products is also an authorized distributor of Pala-Tech Laboratories, Inc. products. Pala-Tech Laboratories, Inc. is a developer and marketer of pharmaceuticals and nutritional supplements for the animal health industry. For more information on Pala-Tech products please visit the website @

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