Item ID #
Sterile M; D.I.U. Pharmatex
Rilsan; Barium sulphate
Laboratoires Fandre, Paris, France
Manufacturer and Distributor
Laboratoires Pharmelac, Paris, France
23mm (L) x 27mm (W)
Rilsan with a barium sulphate filament embedded for radiopacity. Available in four sizes ranging from 25mm to 30mm in width. The sizes were color coded by means of the double, colored cervical multifilament, woven thread tail. The device shown here has a green thread tail, and was originally marketed as the 3rd size (28.5mm).
Physical rights to the device and the photograph of such are retained by Loma Linda University. Copyrights and patent rights are observed in accordance with U. S. copyright and patent laws.
Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; French IUDs