Item ID #
Copper T 200 - TCu-200
Plastic and Metal
Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread
Howard Tatum; Jaime Zipper
Manufacturer and Distributor
G. D. Searle (USA)
36mm (L) x 32mm (W)
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.
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.
Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Copper 7 200; TCu-200