Health Policy Groups Question FCC’s Allowing Manufacturer Violation of Its Cell Phone Microwave Radiation Exposure Limit
Majority of cell phones on market may exceed FCC’s stated RF safety limit of 1.6 W/kg, experts warn
Attached is an inquiry letter sent by attorneys Swankin & Turner to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on behalf of the National Institute for Science, Law & Public Policy and Environmental Health Trust questioning the adequacy of the FCC’s enforcement of its existing cell phone radiation limits.
The letter suggests as many as 75% of cell phones on the market today may possibly exceed the FCC’s exposure limit.
Examples of how cell phone commonly exceed the safety limit were provided in Exhibit A to the letter.
The Swankin & Turner inquiry letter to the FCC raised other equally important issues regarding FCC oversight of cell phones and wireless transmitting devices, including how the FCC considers its current safety limit to protect children given the psSAR assessment methodology the FCC uses was never intended to protect children….. SNIP