Description: The HCu280 is a small IUD with 280mm2 of copper surface. It is used in China and is one of only a few Chinese-designed products with a string to facilitate removal.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Intrauterine

Duration Type: Long-acting

  • single

Dose: 280 mm2

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • copper

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: Shenyang Liren Medical & Technological Co.

Project Phase: Limited Market Availability

Development Stage: Marketed

Active Development: Yes

Status Details:
  • The National Population and Family Planning Commission (NPFPC) in China distributed 1.3 million HCu280 IUDs in 2010.

Additional Information

  • Ding Y, Li M, Che Y. Systematic Evaluation of Comparison between HCu280 and TCu220C IUD. Chinese Journal of Family Planning. 2007;1.

  • Zhu M, Wang X, Zhang S. Clinical effects of HCu280 and GT300 intrauterine device. Chinese Journal of Family Planning. 2010;6.

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