Item ID #

TCC-D4-I-022

Device

Saf-T-Coil Model 44

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene

Developer

Deseret Pharmaceutical, Salt Lake City, UT

Manufacturer and Distributor

Deseret Pharmaceutical, Salt Lake City, UT

Size

78mm (L) x 33mm (W); Stem: 40mm (L); Coil: 35mm diam.

Description

Deseret Pharmaceutical of Salt Lake City, Utah, copied the gynekoil IUD, with slight variation in stem placement, but the company was sued by Ortho Pharmaceutical, who owned the rights to the Gynekoil. The design of this Saf-T-Coil Model 44 has a coil of approximately 35mm in diameter that flows into a stem. The stem on the present model has been cut off after the second bulb.

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Creation Date

1965

Rights

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.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Coils

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