Item ID #

TCC-D1-I-032

Device

Metal and Plastic Ring

Device Type

Closed Loop; Plastic & metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; stainless steel

Developer

Peoples Republic of China

Manufacturer and Distributor

Peoples Republic of China

Description

This device is very similar to the Ota Ring of Japan, with the primary difference being this device uses a stainless steel coil around the outer polyethylene ring. Triangular polyethylene center core with three curved spokes radiating out. Unlike other Chinese metal ring IUDs, this one came with nylon cervical threads.

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Creation Date

1970

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 and patent laws.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Chinese IUDs; Metal Ring IUDs

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