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GSMA reiterates cellphone safety after San Francisco SAR law

Friday 18 June 2010 | 13:07 CET | News
The GSMA has issued a statement on Specific Absorption Rates (SARs) after the city of San Francisco voted in a new law to require retailers to display the amount of radiation emitted by each mobile phone. The GSMA said that SARs are made available in device handbooks and other manufacturer websites and are made under conditions of maximum power and are used to determine compliance of mobile phones with safety standards. It stressed hat variations in SAR do not mean that there are variations in safety, and encouraged people to use hands-free kits if they want to reduce exposure. The GSMA added

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