Item ID #
Closed Loop; Plastic & metal
Silicone, Copper wire, stainless steel
Dr. Wu Y, Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China
37mm (L) x 22mm (W)
Silicone plastic on a flexible wire frame with 200mm2 of copper wire (total) split into 4 segments. Two green nylon (?) threads tying the two ends of the device into a closed loop. Releases copper at a rate of 9.33 mcg per day. this unit appears to exhibit corrosion of the copper wire.
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; Chinese IUDs