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FCC requests comments on US cellphone RF exposure limits

06/15, 9:00pm

Normal review process, no word if a change in limits is planned

The Federal Communications Commision is taking a closer look at cell phone safety standards and radiation exposure. The FCC wants to see if the 15-year-old rules on exposure or how safety communications information is relayed to the public need to be updated. A request for comments on the issue is expected before the end of June, but no deadline for remarks has been set.

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UK report: No evidence of mobile phone health hazard

04/26, 11:55am

UK Health report finds no phone radiation danger

There is no evidence of mobile phones being a health hazard, according to a review for the Health Protection Agency in the UK. The Advisory Group on Non-Ionising Radiation checked hundereds of cellphone exposure studies and did not find any conclusive links to cancer, infertility, or brain damage.

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