Item ID #
Copper T 380 - TCu-380 Ag
Plastic and Metal
Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread
Manufacturer and Distributor
; Leiras Medica, Finland; Gyno-Pharma, Inc., U.S.
36mm (L) x 32mm (W)
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.
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 T 380; ParaGard; Population Council