Item ID #
Saf-T-Coil Model 22
Polyethylene; Barium Sulfate
Ralph R. Robinson
Manufacturer and Distributor
Deseret Pharmaceutical, Utah; Julius Schmid Laboratories, Inc., NJ
92mm (L) x 27mm (W)
Double S-shape with an elongated and ball-notched stem, designed to be trimmed based on uterine dimensions. This original Saf-T-Coil design was produced in April, 1965, but withdrawn due to its striking similarity to the Lippes Loop and was protested by the Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp.
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 and patent laws.
Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Lippes Loop, Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp.