Belgium adopts new regulations to promote cell phone radiation safety

01 November 2013

Children’s mobile phones are to be banned in Belgium. The specific absorption rate (SAR) must be listed on every mobile phone at the point of sale and a warning provided to customers to choose a lower SAR phone, use it moderately, and wear an earpiece.
According to the Federal Public Service, in March 2014, new regulations will apply to the sale of mobile phones in Belgium. The SAR for every mobile phone must be listed at the point of sale and the following warning must be provided to customers:“Think about your health – use your mobile phone moderately, make your calls wearing an earpiece and choose a set with a lower SAR value” (News Item EMR Safety, 24 October 2013).
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