Device

Comet (sm.)

Item ID #

TCC-D3-I-011

Device

Comet (sm.)

Device Type

Closed Loop; Plastic & metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Silastic silicone polymer; stainless steel

Developer

Jerome Schwartz; Franklin C. Reyner

Manufacturer and Distributor

Sky-Ray Medical Supply Corp.; Edlaw Pharmaceutical Division

Patent

US: 3,256,878, 21 Jun 1966

Size

ring: 21mm diam.; device: 102mm (L)

Description

Stainless steel spring formed into a ring and encased in silastic, a silicone polymer. A long tail (81mm.) with two bulbs, of the same silicone polymer, extends from the ring.

Preview

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Creation Date

1966

Rights

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.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Silicone;

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