Item ID #
Lippes Loop D (old) - Cu 220
Linear; Plastic and metal
Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread
Jack A. Lippes, M.D.
Manufacturer and Distributor
Ortho Research Foundation; Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp., NJ
U.S.: 3,250,271 - original
27.5mm (L) x 30mm (W)
Standard Lippes Loop D of alathon-20 polyethylene with barium sulfate added for radiopacity, to which 10 bands of medical grade copper have been added, resulting in 220mm2 copper surface. Two white nylon (?) cervical threads.
Physical rights to the device and the photograph of such are retained by Loma Linda University. Copyrights and patent rights are observed in accordance with U. S. copyright and patent laws.
Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Lippes Loop; Copper