The Fine Print Manufacturer Radio Frequency Radiation Warnings

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The Fine Print Manufacturer Radio Frequency Radiation Warnings

All manufacturers of wireless devices from cell phones to Wi-Fi Speakers To Wi-Fi toys have warnings which describe the minimum distance devices must be kept away from users in order to not exceed the as-tested radiofrequency radiation limits for exposure to wireless radiation.  For example, the FCC sets exposure limits for laptops so they are usually tested 20 cm away from the body.

Why are these Fine Print Warnings important?

If these distances are not maintained, people can be exposed to radiation at levels that exceed the current FCC standard, potentially exposing them to exposures that could have thermal effects. The SAR for laptops, printers, routers and tablets should be less than 1.6 W/kg for any 1 gram of tissue, as measured 20 cm (~8 inches) from the device.  Because of the inverse square law if devices are used closer than 8 inches to the body, exposures grow exponentially.  Thus, at 5 inches it could increase 16-fold, and at less than one inch (i.e. on your lap) it could increase 100-fold.

Will following these separation distances ensure my safety?

No. A “safe” level of this radiation has not been documented by adequate research. These distances only protect us from exposures that exceed our thirty year old outdated government radiation limits. These distances do not protect us from biological effects.  We recommend reducing and limiting exposures far far more than these FCC separation distances. However, most of the public who wants to simply follow government limits  is unaware of the fact that we can exceed government limits with close contact with our devices.

Please see below our running list of RF warnings from the manuals of cell phones and wireless electronics. The best way to use this webpage is to search within the document for the device or brand. This webpage has cell phones and all sorts of wireless devices such as  virtual assistants, cordless phones and gaming devices.

Check the SAR of your Samsung Device at this Samsung website

Check the SAR of your Apple Device (Phone, iPad, Watch or Laptop) at this Samsung website

Read what T-Mobile says abut RF on their website here. 

“Keep the BlackBerry device at least 0.59 in. (15 mm) from your body (including the abdomen of pregnant women and the lower abdomen of teenagers) when the BlackBerry device is turned on and connected to the wireless network.” – Blackberry Bold 9930

“Maintain a distance of 20 cm (8 inches) from your body to be consistent with how the device is tested for compliance with RF exposure requirement.” Google Home Hub

“Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions…

CAUTION …This equipment has very low levels of RF energy that it deemed to comply without maximum permissive exposure evaluation (MPE). But it is desirable that it should be installed and operated keeping the radiator at least 20 cm or more away from person’s body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles).”

Sony Audio Bluetooth Personal Stereo (Boombox)  System

The Fine Print Manufacturer Radio Frequency Radiation Warnings

When you wear the BlackBerry device close to your body, use a RIM approved holster with an integrated belt clip or maintain a distance of 0.98 in. (25 mm) between your BlackBerry device and your body while the BlackBerry device is transmitting. Use of body-worn accessories, other than RIM approved holsters with an integrated belt clip, might cause your BlackBerry device to exceed radio frequency (RF) exposure standards if the accessories are worn on your body while the BlackBerry device is transmitting. The long term effects of exceeding RF exposure standards might present a risk of serious harm.” – Blackberry Torch 9800 & 9900

“For body-worn operation, this phone has been tested and meets FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with an accessory that contains no metal and that positions the mobile device a minimum of 1.0 cm from the body.

“Restricting Children’s Access to Your Mobile Device: Your mobile device is not a toy. Do not allow children to play with it because they could hurt themselves and others, damage the mobile device, or make calls that increase your mobile device bill. Keep the mobile device and all its parts and accessories out of the reach of small children.”

-Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Relay by Republic Wireless

Device made for children that communicates on cellular network.

“FCC RF Exposure Information (SAR) This device is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission of the United States.

During SAR testing, this device is set to transmit at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands, and placed in positions that simulate RF exposure in usage near the body with the separation of 10 mm. To reduce exposure to RF energy, use the hands-free option with the built-in speakerphone, or an optional set of headphones, or other similar accessories.”

See the full Relay FCC fine print warnings  See Relay website by Republic Wireless,  See the test reports on the FCC website here,

See an example of a test report stating the device is tested at 10 mm from the body phantom here.

 

”To be sure that human exposure to RF energy does not exceed the FCC, IC, and European Union guidelines, always follow these instructions and precautions: Orient the device in portrait mode with the Home button at the bottom of the display, or in landscape mode with the cellular antenna  away from your body or other objects.” – Apple iPad IOS4 

 

“iPod has been tested and meets applicable limits for radio frequency (RF) exposure.Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) refers to the rate at which the body absorbs RF energy. The SAR limit is 1.6 watts per kilogram in countries that set the limit averaged over 1 gram of tissue and 2.0 watts per kilogram in countries that set the limit averaged over 10 grams of tissue. During testing, iPod radios are set to their highest transmission levels and placed in positions that simulate use near the body, with 5mm separation.

To reduce exposure to RF energy, use the supplied headphones or other similar accessories. Carry iPod at least 5mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as-tested levels. Cases with metal parts may change the RF performance of the device, including its compliance with RF exposure guidelines, in a manner that has not been tested or certified.” – Apple iPod Touch

 

“To reduce exposure to RF energy, use a hands­free option, such as the built ­in speakerphone, the supplied headphones, or other similar accessories. Carry iPhone at least 10mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the ­tested levels. Cases with metal parts may change the RF performance of the device, including its compliance with RF exposure guidelines, in a manner that has not been tested or certified.” – Apple iPhone 5

 

“To reduce exposure to RF energy, use a hands­free option, such as the built ­in speakerphone, the supplied headphones, or other similar accessories. Carry iPhone at least 5mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as­ tested levels. Cases with metal parts may change the RF performance of the device, including its compliance with RF exposure guidelines, in a manner that has not been tested or certified.” – Apple iPhone 5S

 

“To reduce exposure to RF energy, use a hands ­free option, such as the built-in speakerphone, the supplied headphones, or other similar accessories. Carry iPhone at least 10mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as tested levels. Cases with metal parts may change the RF performance of the device, including its compliance with RF exposure guidelines, in a manner that has not been tested or certified.” – Apple IPhone 4S

 

“To reduce exposure to RF energy, use a hands­free option, such as the built­ in speakerphone, the supplied headphones, or other similar accessories. Carry iPhone at least 10mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as­ tested levels. Cases with metal parts may change the RF performance of the device, including its compliance with RF exposure guidelines, in a manner that has not been tested or certified.” – Apple iPhone 4

 

“To reduce exposure to RF energy, use a hands­ free option, such as the built-in speakerphone, the supplied headphones, or other similar accessories. Carry iPhone at least 15mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as tested levels. Cases with metal parts may change the RF performance of the device, including its compliance with RF exposure guidelines, in a manner that has not been tested or certified.” – Apple iPhone 3GS

 

“During testing, Apple Watch radios are set to their highest transmission levels and placed in positions that simulate use against the head, with 10mm separation, and on the wrist, with no separation. When placing Apple Watch near your face, keep at least 10mm of separation to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as-tested levels.” – Apple Watch

 

“Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) refers to the rate at which the body absorbs RF energy. The SAR limit is 1.6 watts per kilogram in countries that set the limit averaged over 1 gram of tissue and 2.0 watts per kilogram in countries that set the limit averaged over 10 grams of tissue. During testing, iPod radios are set to their highest transmission levels and placed in positions that simulate use near the body, with 5mm separation. To reduce exposure to RF energy, use the supplied headphones or other similar accessories. Carry iPod at least 5mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as-tested levels. Cases with metal parts may change the RF performance of the device, including its compliance with RF exposure guidelines, in a manner that has not been tested or certified.” – Ipod Touch

“Body­worn SAR testing has been carried out at a separation distance of 1.0 cm. To meet RF exposure guidelines during body­worn operation, the device should be positioned at least this distance away from the body. Organizations such as the World Health Organization and the US Food and Drug Administration have suggested that if people are concerned and want to reduce their exposure, they could use a hands­free accessory to keep the wireless device away from the head and body during use, or reduce the amount of time spent using the device.” – Samsung Galaxy Note 3

 

“Body- worn SAR testing has been carried out at a separation distance of 1.0 cm. To meet RF exposure guidelines during body worn operation, the device should be positioned at least this distance away from the body.” – Samsung Galaxy S5

 

“Body­worn SAR testing has been carried out at a separation distance of 1 cm. To meet RF exposure guidelines during body­worn operation, the device should be positioned at least this distance away from the body. Organizations such as the World Health Organization and the US Food and Drug Administration have suggested that if people are concerned and want to reduce their exposure, they could use a hands­free accessory to keep the wireless device away from the head and body during use, or reduce the amount of time spent using the device.” – Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

 

“Usage precautions during 3G connection : Keep safe distance from pregnant women’s stomach or from lower stomach of teenagers. Body worn operation: Important safety information regarding radiofrequency radiation (RF) exposure.To ensure compliance with RF exposure guidelines the Notebook PC must be used with a minimum of 20.8 cm antenna separation from the body.” – Samsung 3G Laptop

 

“Caution: Exposure to Radiofrequency Radiation: The device shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact normal operation is minimized. This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20cm between the radiator and your body.” – Belkin WIFI Router Manual

 

“In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation.” – HP Printer

 

“This device meets RF exposure guidelines when used either in the normal use position against the ear or when positioned at least 1.5 cm away from the body. When a carry case, belt clip or holder is used for body ­worn operation, it should not contain metal and should position the product at least 1.5 cm away from your body.” – Google Nexus 5

 

“To ensure that RF exposure levels remain at or below the tested levels, use a belt­ clip, holster, or similar accessory that maintains a minimum separation distance of 1.0cm between your body and the device,with either the front or back of the device facing towards your body. Such accessories should not contain any metallic components. Body ­worn accessories that do not meet these specifications may not ensure compliance with applicable SAR limits and their use should be avoided.” – HTC Desire

 

“To ensure that RF exposure levels remain at or below the tested levels, use a belt­ clip, holster, or similar accessory that maintains a minimum separation distance of 1.0 cm between your body and the device, with either the front or back of the device facing towards your body. Such accessories should not contain any metallic components. Body­ worn accessories that do not meet these specifications may not ensure compliance with applicable SAR limits and their use should be avoided.” – HTC One M8

 

“Exposure to Radio Frequency Signal Your wireless handheld portable telephone is a lowpower radio transmitter and receiver. When it is ON, it receives and also sends out radio frequency (RF) signals. In August, 1996, the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) adopted RF exposure guidelines with safety levels for handheld wireless phones. Those guidelines are consistent with the safety standards previously set by both U.S. and international standards bodies: ANSI C95.1 (1992) * NCRP Report 86 (1986) ICNIRP (1996) Those standards were based on comprehensive and periodic evaluations of the relevant scientific literature. Phone Operation NORMAL POSITION: Hold the phone as you would any other telephone with the antenna pointed up and over your shoulder. Safety Guidelines: 119 Tips on Efficient Operation For your phone to operate most efficiently: ] Do not touch the antenna unnecessarily when the phone is in use. Contact with the antenna affects call quality and may cause the phone to operate at a higher power level than otherwise needed. Check the laws and regulations on the What steps can I take to reduce my exposure to radiofrequency energy from my wireless phone? If there is a risk from these products – and at this point we do not know that there is – it is probably very small. But if you are concerned about avoiding even potential risks, you can take a few simple steps to minimize your exposure to radiofrequency energy (RF). Since time is a key factor in how much exposure a person receives, reducing the amount of time spent using a wireless phone will reduce RF exposure. If you must conduct extended conversations by wireless phone every day, you could place more distance between your body and the source of the RF, since the exposure level drops off dramatically with distance. For example, you could use a headset and carry the wireless phone away from your body or use a wireless phone connected to a remote antenna. Again, the scientific data do not demonstrate that wireless phones are harmful. But if you are concerned about the RF exposure from these products, you can use measures like those described above to reduce your RF exposure from wireless phone use.” –  LG Vu Plus

 

“This device was tested for typical body worn operations with the back of the phone kept 1 cm (0.39 inches) between the user’s body and the back of the phone. To comply with FCC RF exposure requirements, a minimum separation distance of 1 cm (0.39 inches) must be maintained between the user’s body and the back of the phone.” – LG G2

 

“When a carry case, belt clip or holder is used for body worn operation, it shouldn’t contain metal and should position the product at least 1.5 cm away from your body. In order to transmit data files or messages, this device requires a quality connection to the network. In some cases, transmission of data files or messages may be delayed until such a connection is available. Ensure the above separation distance instructions are followed until the transmission is completed.” – LG G3  

 

“This device meets RF exposure guidelines when used either in the normal use position against the ear or when positioned at least 5/8 inch (1.5 centimeters) away from the body. The specific maximum SAR values can be found in the Certification Information (SAR) section of this user guide. For more info, go to www.sar­tick.com. When a carry case, belt clip or other form of device holder is used for body­ worn operation, it should not contain metal and should provide at least the above ­stated separation distance from the body. Note that mobile devices may be transmitting even if you are not making a voice call.” – Nokia Lumia Icon

 

“For body­worn operation, the phone has been tested when positioned a minimum of 15 mm from the body without any metal parts in the vicinity of the phone or when properly used with an appropriate accessory and worn on the body. For devices which include “WiFi hotspot” functionality, SAR measurements for the device operating in WiFi hotspot mode were taken using a separation distance of 10 mm.” – Sony Xperia Z2

 

“Note: Reduce the risk of heat-induced injury or fire by adhering to the following:

1) Do not place the computer or AC adapter on a soft surface, such as a bed.

2) Do not rest the computer or AC adapter on your lap for extended periods.

3) Use the computer on a flat, hard surface, such as a desk.

4) Ensure that the ventilation is not obstructed.”

 

“WARNING! Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation: The radiated output power of this device is below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device should be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact is minimized during normal operation of tablet PCs and notebook computers.

WARNING! To reduce the possibility of heat-related injuries or of overheating the computer, do not place the computer directly on your lap or obstruct the computer air vents. Use the computer only on a hard, flat surface.

During normal operation of notebook computers with displays greater than 30.5 cm

(12 inches): To avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits,

human proximity to the antennas should not be less than 20cm (8 inches), including when

the computer display is closed. To identify the location of the wireless antennas, refer to

the computer user guides included with your computer.” – HP Chromebook 14 G4

 

“Do not leave your notebook PC on your lap or near any part of your body to prevent discomfort or injury from heat exposure. Do not place your notebook PC on uneven or unstable work surfaces.”

“To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements please avoid direct contact to the transmitting antenna during transmitting.  End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance.” – ASUS Notebook PC for Chromebook

 

“Warning, Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Radiation: The radiated output of this device is below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device should be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.  The end user must avoid any extended human RF exposure directly in front of the device, up to a distance of 20cm, when unit is on.” – Luxul Wireless Controller System

 

“United States of America USA and Canada Safety Requirements and Notices

Do not touch or move antenna while the unit is transmitting or receiving.

Do not hold any component containing the radio such that the antenna is very close or touching any exposed parts of the body, especially the face or eyes, while transmitting.

Regardless of the power levels, care should be taken to minimize human contact during normal operation.

This device should be used more than 20 cm (8 inches) from the body when wireless devices

are on and transmitting.

FCC Statement for Wireless LAN use:

“While installing and operating this transmitter and antenna combination the radio frequency exposure limit of 1mW/cm2 may be exceeded at distances close to the antenna installed. Therefore, the user must maintain a minimum distance of 20cm from the antenna at all times” – Samsung Chromebook

 

“The Baby unit shall be installed and used such that parts of the user’s body other than the hands are maintained at a distance of approximately 20 cm (8 inches) or more.” – Motorola Baby Monitor MBP33

 

“CAUTION: The radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation.” – HP Laserjet Printer

 

“Caution: To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, a separation distance of at least 20 cm (8 inches) must be maintained between the antenna for the integrated Wireless LAN Mini PCI Express Card built into the screen section and all persons. You are not allowed to disable “sleep mode” for the power management function, if you cannot maintain the sufficient antenna separation (at least 20 cm).” – Lenovo Computer

 

“To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, this grant is applicable to only Mobile Configurations. The antennas used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.” – TP LINK Wireless Router

 

“WARNING: While this device is in operation, a separation distance of at least 20 cm (8 inches) must be maintained between the radiating antenna and users exposed to the transmitter in order to meet the FCC RF exposure guidelines.” – Verizon Fios Router

 

“This product complies with FCC radiation exposure limits under the following conditions:

  • The base must be placed to allow a minimum of 20 cm (8 inches) between the antenna and all persons during normal operation.” – Toshiba DECT Phone

 

“FCC RF Exposure Warning:

To comply with FCC RF exposure requirements, the base unit must be installed and operated 20 cm (8 inches) or more between the product and all person’s body.” – Panasonic DECT Home Cordless Phone

 

“To reduce exposure to RF energy, use a hands-free accessory or other similar option to keep this device away from your head and body. Carry this device at least 10 mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as-tested levels. Choose the belt clips, holsters, or other similar body-worn accessories which do not contain metallic components to support operation in this manner. Cases with metal parts may change the RF performance of the device, including its compliance with RF exposure guidelines, in a manner that has not been tested or certified, and use such accessories should be avoided.”  

“For body-worn operation, this device has been tested and meets the ICNIRP guidelines and the European Standard EN 62209-2, for use with dedicated accessories. SAR is measured with this device at a separation of 1.5 cm to the body, while transmitting at the highest certified output power level in all frequency bands of this device. Use of other accessories which contain metals may not ensure compliance with ICNIRP exposure guidelines.” – Asus Phone

 

“Body-worn Operation This device was tested for typical body-worn operations with the back of the phone kept 0.39inches (1cm) between the user’s body and the back of the phone. To comply with FCC RF exposure requirements, a minimum separation distance of 0.39 inches (1cm) must be maintained between the user’s body and the back of the phone. Third-party belt-clips, holsters, and similar accessories containing metallic components may not be used. Body-worn accessories that cannot maintain 0.39 inches (1cm) separation distance between the user’s body and the back of the phone, and have not been tested for typical body-worn operations may not comply with FCC RF exposure limits and should be avoided.”- Charity Mobile LGG3 cell phone manual

 

“Information Regarding Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy…This device should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20cm between the radiator and your body. The remote control meets the RF exposure requirement of low power devices under portable operation. Nevertheless, it is advised to use the Products in such a manner that minimizes the potential for human contact during normal operation.” Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo Virtual Assistant Safety and Compliance Information

Amazon Echo (1st Generation) Safety & Compliance Information

Amazon Echo (2nd Generation) Safety & Compliance Information

Amazon Tap Safety & Compliance Information

Echo Connect Safety & Compliance Information

Echo Dot (1st Generation) Safety & Compliance Information

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) Safety & Compliance Information

Echo Plus Safety & Compliance Information

Echo Show Safety & Compliance Information

Echo Spot Safety & Compliance Information

Google Virtual Assistant Information 

 

“To satisfy FCC exposure requirements, a separation distance of at least 20 cm should be maintained between the antenna of this device and persons during device operation. Operations at closer than this distance are not recommended.”   – Google Home Virtual Assistant

“Maintain a distance of at least 20 cm from your body to be consistent with how the device is tested for compliance with US/Canadian RF exposure requirements.”- Google Home Max 

“If your viewer is made out of cardboard, make sure that your audiences understand the limitations of the material: not water-resistant, potentially combustible (especially if lenses are facing a strong light source)”

“Take frequent breaks while using Cardboard. If you experience nausea, discomfort, eye strain, or disorientation, immediately discontinue using Cardboard.”

“If you include magnets, retain the messaging that the viewer contains magnets that may affect pacemakers.” – Google Cardboard

 

Examples of Fine Print Warning on Devices Commonly Used in the School

 

“Do not touch or move antenna while the unit is transmitting or receiving. Do not hold any component containing the radio such that the antenna is very close or touching any exposed parts of the body, especially the face or eyes, while transmitting. Regardless of the power levels, care should be taken to minimize human contact during normal operation. This device should be used more than 20 cm (8 inches) from the body when wireless devices are on and transmitting.

FCC Statement for Wireless LAN use:

“While installing and operating this transmitter and antenna combination the radio frequency exposure limit of 1mW/cm2 may be exceeded at distances close to the antenna installed. Therefore, the user must maintain a minimum distance of 20cm from the antenna at all times.”

The Samsung Chromebook manual

 

“Usage precautions during 3G connection : Keep safe distance from pregnant women’s stomach or from lower stomach of teenagers. Body worn operation: Important safety information regarding radiofrequency radiation (RF) exposure. To ensure compliance with RF exposure guidelines the Notebook PC must be used with a minimum of 20.8 cm antenna separation from the body.”  

Samsung 3G Laptop Manual

 

“A cellular antenna is located at the top edge of iPad Wi-Fi + 3G, when oriented with the Home button at the bottom. For optimal mobile device performance and to be sure that human exposure to RF energy does not exceed the FCC, IC, and European Union guidelines, always follow these instructions and precautions: Orient the device in portrait mode with the Home button at the bottom of the display, or in landscape mode with the cellular antenna (located under the black edge at the top of the device) away from your body or other objects.”

 

Apple iPad Manual

 

“Use hands-free operation if it is available and keep the BlackBerry device at least 0.98 in. (25 mm) from your body (including the abdomen of pregnant women and the lower abdomen of teenagers) when the BlackBerry device is turned on and connected to the

wireless network.”  Blackberry Bold Manual

 

“Caution: Exposure to Radiofrequency Radiation: The device shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact normal operation is minimized. This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20cm between the radiator and your body.”  – Belkin Wi-Fi Router

 

“To reduce exposure to RF energy, use a hands-free accessory or other similar option to keep this device away from your head and body. Carry this device at least 10 mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as-tested levels. SAR is measured with this device at a separation of 1.5 cm to the body, while transmitting at the highest certified output power level in all frequency bands of this device. Use of other accessories which contain metals may not ensure compliance with ICNIRP exposure guidelines.” – Zenphone 2

 

“Note: Reduce the risk of heat-induced injury or fire by adhering to the Following: 1) Do not place the computer or AC adapter on a soft surface, such as a bed. 2) Do not rest the computer or AC adapter on your lap for extended Periods. 3) Use the computer on a flat, hard surface, such as a desk. 4) Ensure that the ventilation is not obstructed.”Acer C720 Laptop

 

“Use the device only in its normal operating positions. This device meets RF (Radio Frequency) exposure guidelines when used normally. It should not contain metal and you should position the device the above-stated distance from your body. To successfully transmit data files or messages, this device requires a good quality connection to the network. In some cases, transmission of data files or messages may be delayed until such a connection is available. Ensure that the above separation distance instructions are followed until the transmission is completed.” – HP “Regulatory Notices For Notebook Computers”  Products with Wireless Modules

 

“IMPORTANT NOTE: FCC Compliance statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. IMPORTANT NOTE: FCC Operation Guide This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. IMPORTANT NOTE: FCC Caution Statement Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. IMPORTANT NOTE: FCC RF exposure statement The antenna(s) used for this device must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. This device is restricted to indoor use only within the 5.15-5.25 GHz band to reduce any potential for harmful interference to co-channel MSS operations. IMPORTANT NOTE: FCC Shielded cable statement This unit was tested with shielded cables on the peripheral devices. Shielded cables must be used with the unit to insure compliance.” – Samsung Mobile Media Streaming Device

 

“This application and its antenna must not be co-located or operation in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. A minimum separation distance of 20cm must be maintained between the antenna and the person for this appliance to satisfy the RF exposure requirements.” – Samsung Communication Controller for Wireless Devices

 

“Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), operating in the 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Band, may be present (embedded) in your printer system. The following section is a general overview of considerations while operating a wireless device. … The power output of the wireless device or devices that may be embedded in your printer is well below the RF exposure limits as known at this time. Because the wireless devices (which may be embedded into your printer) emit less energy than is allowed in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, manufacturer believes these devices are safe for use. Regardless of the power levels, care should be taken to minimize human contact during normal operation. As a general guideline, a separation of 20 cm (8 inches) between the wireless device and the body, for use of a wireless device near the body (this does not include extremities) is typical. This device should be used more than 20 cm (8 inches) from the body when wireless devices are on and transmitting.” – Samsung Monochrome Laser Printer

 

“Keep the mobile device and its antenna at least 2.5 centimetres (1 inch) from your body when transmitting. If you have an implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or defibrillator, consult your doctor before using this mobile device. Persons with implantable medical devices should observe the following precautions: • ALWAYS keep the mobile device more than 20 centimetres (8 inches) from the implantable medical device when the mobile device is turned ON. • DO NOT carry the mobile device in the breast pocket. Small children Keep your mobile device and its accessories away from small children. These products are not toys and may be hazardous to small children.” – MOTOROLA XOOM

 

“Steps to Reduce Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy:  If there is a risk from being exposed to radio frequency energy (RF) from cell phones – and at this point we do not know that there is – it is probably very small. But, if you are concerned about avoiding even potential risks, you can take a few simple steps to minimize your RF exposure. • Reduce the amount of time spent using your cell phone; • Use speaker mode or a headset to place more distance between your head and the cell phone.” – Samsung Galaxy Tab Android Tablet

 

“Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy: The radiated output power of the AirPort Extreme technology is below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, it is advised to use the wireless equipment in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device in accordance with the specifications in Part 15 of FCC rules.” Macbook Pro Late 2008

 

“iPod has been tested and meets applicable limits for radio frequency (RF) exposure.  Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) refers to the rate at which the body absorbs RF energy. The SAR limit is 1.6 watts per kilogram in countries that set the limit averaged over 1 gram of tissue and 2.0 watts per kilogram in countries that set the limit averaged over 10 grams of tissue. During testing, iPod radios are set to their highest transmission levels and placed in positions that simulate use against the body.” – Apple iPod

 

RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) EXPOSURE Your Tablet contains radio transmitters and receivers. The antenna on your Tablet is around the perimeter. For optimal device performance, and to be sure that human exposure to RF energy does not exceed the guidelines set forth in the relevant standards, always follow these instructions and precautions: place your Tablet with the antenna away from your body…

IMPORTANT NOTE: Radiation Exposure Statement: The product complies with the US/Canada portable RF exposure limit set forth for an uncontrolled environment and is safe for intended operation as described in this manual. The further RF exposure reduction can be achieved if the product can be kept as far as possible from the user body or set the device to lower output power if such function is available. “  – Vizo Tablet

“IC Radiation Exposure Statement This equipment complies with IC RSS-102 radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.”

VIZIO SmartCast Crave 360 Speaker

“FCC RF Exposure Information

WARNING! Read this information before operating the wireless device.

In August 1996, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the

United States, with its action in Report and Order FCC 96-326, adopted an

updated safety standard for human exposure to Radio Frequency (RF)

electromagnetic energy emitted by FCC regulated transmitters. Those

guidelines are consistent with the safety standard previously set by both

U.S. and international standards bodies. The design of this wireless device

complies with the FCC guidelines and these international standards.

Body-Worn(Wrist) and Next-to-Mouth Operation

This device was tested for typical body worn (Wrist) operations with the

back of the device kept 0 inches (0cm) between the user’s body (Wrist).

This device was also tested for typical Next to-Mouth (Face) operations

with the front of the device kept 0.39 inches (1cm) from the user’s mouth

(Face). To comply with FCC RF exposure requirements, a minimum

separation distance of 0.39 inches (1cm) must be maintained between the

user’s mouth (Face) and the front of the device. Any accessories containing

metallic components may not be used.

 

“This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.”

– iHome SmartPlug

RF Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC’s and IC’s RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed and operated to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be collocated or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. Installers must ensure that 20cm separation distance will be maintained between the device (excluding its handset) and users.

GPop TRAVEL WIRELESS SPEAKER

  

“Caution: Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits Nevertheless, the device shall be used in such

a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized When connecting an external antenna

to the device, the antenna shall be placed in such a manner to minimize the potential for human contact during normal operation In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20cm (8 inches) during normal operation.”

Wireless USB Adapter Belkin

 

 

“SAR compliance for body operation is based on a separation distance of 10 mm between the unit and the human body. Carry this device, at least 10 mm away from your body to ensure RF exposure level compliant or lower to the reported level. To support body operation, choose the belt clips or holsters, which do not contain metallic components, to maintain a separation of 10 mm between this and your body.” Pocket Wi-Fi

Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.

-Spike User Manual

“Avoid using the Wi-Fi hotspot in areas that emit electromagnetic waves or in enclosed metallic structures eg lifts ( elevators)….The wireless device is designed to be used in close proximity to the body. We declare that the product detailed in this manual, and in combination with our Page 35 of 36 accessories, conform with the essential requirements of The Radio Communications Standard (Electromagnetic Radiation Human Exposure) 2003 and the Australian Communications and Media Authority Section 376 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 when used at a distance of not less than 5mm from the body. The worst case SAR result is published on the manufacturer’s website at zte.com.au/virgin”   – Wi-Fi Hotspot Virgin Mobile

 

“SAR compliance for body operation is based on a separation distance of 10 mm between the unit and the human body. Carry this device, at least 10 mm away from your body to ensure RF exposure level compliant or lower to the reported level. To support body operation, choose the belt clips or holsters, which do not contain metallic components, to maintain a separation of 10 mm between this and your body.”

 

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.”  – Lumex Projector Beam pod Manual_8484

 

End user must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. The portable device is designed to meet the requirements for exposure to radio waves established by the Federal Communications Commission (USA). These requirements set a SAR limit of 1.6 W/kg averaged over one gram of tissue. The highest SAR value reported under this standard during product certification for use when properly worn on the body…”  -Hello Barbie

“This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy…

SAR Information: The SAR limit of USA (FCC) is 1.6 W/kg averaged over one gram of tissue. Device types 7inch tablet-Cubby (FCC ID: XHWCUBBY) has also been tested against this SAR limit. The highest SAR value reported under this standard during product certi cation for use on the body is 0.298 W/kg. This device was tested for typical body-worn operations with the back of the handset kept 1.5cm from the body. To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure requirements, use accessories that maintain a 0.5cm separation distance between the user’s body and the back of the handset. The use of belt clips, holsters and similar accessories should not contain metallic components in its assembly. The use of accessories that do not satisfy these requirements may not comply with FCC RF exposure requirements, and should be avoided.”  

-Sprout Channel Cubby Tablet

Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy: The LEAPFROG™ tablet contains a radio transmitter and receiver that sends and receives radio frequency (RF) energy through its internal antenna. The rate at which RF energy is absorbed by the human body is referred to as the specific absorption rate (SAR). The LEAPFROG tablet complies with SAR absorption requirements for Wi-Fi operation established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Industry Canada (IC), and European Community (EC). This tablet has a FCC ID number: HFS-UYT [Model Number: 31576, 31577] and the specific SAR levels for this tablet can be found at the following FCC website: fcc.gov/oet/ea/  – LeapFrog Epic Tablet Manual

 

 

“FCC/IC Radio Frequency Exposure The available scientific evidence does not show that any health problems are associated with using low power wireless devices. There is no proof, however, that these low power wireless devices are absolutely safe. Low power Wireless devices emit low levels of radio frequency energy (RF) in the microwave range while being used. Whereas high levels of RF can produce health effects (by heating tissue), exposure to low level RF that does not produce heating effects causes no known adverse health effects. Many studies of low level RF exposures have not found any biological effects. Some studies have suggested that some biological effects might occur, but such findings have not been confirmed by additional research.

 

For models with the wireless WAN function only When Wireless WAN power is transmitting, it may affect the operation of cardiac pacemakers and other implanted medical devices. If a minimum distance of 8 inches / 20 cm is kept between your tablet device and the pacemaker, the risk of interference is reduced. If you have any reason to suspect that interference is taking place, immediately turn off the WAN feature. Contact your cardiologist for more information. For other medical devices, please consult the manufacture of the device.

Do not use your tablet device directly on your lap. The temperature of the base of the unit will rise during normal operation and over time could result in discomfort or burns.  Do not use this device –

“When using the device, ensure that the antenna of the device is at least 20 cm away from all persons.”

 

“RF Exposure Information (SAR) For body-worn operating conditions, the Karma Controller (KWBH1) must be provided with a separation distance of at least 1.0 cm between the device and human body, and must not transmit simultaneously with any other antenna or transmitter. This device has been designed and manufactured to comply with the limits for exposure to RF energy set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States, Industry Canada (IC) and the European Union and other countries.” – Go Pro Karma

 

RF Exposure Content

FCC Equipment Authorization ID P46-MXL655

This device is authorized for use in mobile and portable applications. This product has been evaluated for SAR and meets the FCC Guidelines for exposure to radio waves. For better signal reception, coverage range and data throughput, do not place the router near any physical obstruction, including in a pocket or in close proximity of any object. For RF Safety, a mandatory minimum of 10 mm (1 cm) should be maintained between the device and any part of a human body when using the device. Increasing the separation between the device and the body will result in better reception and reduced exposure to radio energy.- KARMA GO MiFi MXL-655 Online Instructions

“FCC Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.” Mavic Pro Drone

 

“This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for uncontrolled equipment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency (RF) Exposure rules. This equipment should be installed and operated with at least 20 cm (8 in) and more between the radiator and person’s body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet and legs).” – PlayStation 3

 

“Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure and SAR:

The available scientific evidence does not show that any health problems are associated with using low power wireless devices. There is no proof, however, that these low power wireless devices are absolutely safe. Low power Wireless devices emit low levels of radio frequency energy (RF) in the microwave range while being used. Whereas high levels of RF can produce health effects (by heating tissue), exposure to low-level RF that does not produce heating effects causes no known adverse health effects. Many studies of low-level RF exposures have not found any biological effects. Some studies have suggested that some biological effects might occur, but such findings have not been confirmed by additional research. The PS Vita system has been tested and found to comply with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency (RF) Exposure rules. The maximum SAR level tested for the PS Vita system has been shown to be 0.92 W/kg at 1 cm separation at Body and 1.58 W/kg at Hand.” – PlayStation Vita  

 

“FCC Information…

Caution: To maintain compliance with the FCC’s RF exposure guidelines, place the product at least 8 inches from nearby persons…

Caution: The radiated output power of the Wi-Fi technology is below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, it is advised to use the wireless equipment in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.” – Brookstone Wireless Mobile Projector

 

“SAR compliance for body operation is based on a separation distance of 15 mm between the unit and the human body. Carry this device at least 15 mm away from your body to ensure RF exposure level compliant or lower to the reported level. To support body-worn operation, choose the belt clips or holsters, which do not 66 67 contain metallic components, to maintain a separation of 15 mm between this and your body. RF exposure compliance with any body-worn accessory, which contains metal, was not tested and certified, and use such body-worn accessory should be avoided…” AT & T  ZTE Spro™ 2 Smart Projector.

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