Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-012

Device

Copper T 200 - TCu-200

Device Type

Plastic and Metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread

Developer

Howard Tatum; Jaime Zipper

Manufacturer and Distributor

G. D. Searle (USA)

Size

36mm (L) x 32mm (W)

Description

Injection-molded polyethylene 'T' with barium sulfate added for radiopacity. 200mm2 surface are of copper wire wrapped around stem. Two nylon threads (colors vary) attached at cervical end of stem. Marketed in 1972.

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Creation Date

1972

Rights

Physical rights to the device and the photograph of such are retained by Loma Linda University. Copyrights are observed in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Copper 7 200; TCu-200

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