Device

Dalkon Shield

Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-014

Device

Dalkon Shield

Device Type

Membrane

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer; Barium sulfate

Developer

Hugh J. Davis, M.D.; Irwin Lerner, M.D.

Manufacturer and Distributor

A. H. Robins Co., Richmond, Virginia

Size

22mm (L) x 27 mm (W)

Description

A membrane-type device has fundal-seeking lateral fins; a single cervical thread is made of multifilaments bound within a thin plastic sheath.

Preview

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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 laws.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Dalkon Shield

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