Developer

Population Council

Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-020

Device

Copper T 380 - TCu-380 Ag

Device Type

Plastic and Metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread

Developer

Population Council

Manufacturer and Distributor

; Leiras Medica, Finland; Gyno-Pharma, Inc., U.S.

Size

36mm (L) x 32mm (W)

Description

T-shaped device of polyethylene with barium sulfate added for radiopacity. Two 33mm2 copper bands (one on each arm) and 314mm2 copper wire on stem. Wire has a silver core. Blue nylon monofilament cervical threads. Distributed in the U.S. by Gyno-Pharma, Inc., under the brand name ParaGard.

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Creation Date

1982

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 T 380; ParaGard; Population Council

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