non-ionizing radiation


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non-ionizing radiation

Electromagnetic radiation, the photons of which lack the energy required to ionize atoms or induce ion formation; NIR includes sound, ultraviolet, visible, and infrared light, microwaves, and radiowaves. Cf Ionizing radiation.

Non-ionizing radiation

Rays of energy that move in long, slow wave patterns and do not penetrate cells.t
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According to the law, the systematic testing of the non-ionized radiation levels in the environment will be performed in accordance with the national "Program of systematic testing of non-ionizing radiation in the environment" (9).
We have invested efforts and money to ensure that the maximum radiation frequency exposure is in line with the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) limit guidelines which is at 4.
ICNIRP(International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection).
The results of this survey showed that power level of all BTSs surveyed was much below the prescribed limits and in line with the policy directives of Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom and according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) guidelines.
It was reasoned that the devices emitted only non-ionizing radiation, waves without the power to rupture chemical bonds within cells or kick DNA into cancer-causing states.
As for high-level exposures to electric and magnetic fields, adverse health effects have already been scientifically established and the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection issued in 1998 guidelines for limiting exposure to fields up to 300 gigahertz.
The HPA stated that the wi-fi networks use very low power signals which fall well within the guidelines set by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation (ICNIRP).
With regard to health issues, companies are required to sign a certificate to confirm masts comply with ICNIRP (International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection) regulations.
As for cancer, the weapon uses non-ionizing radiation that does not have the ability to initiate the disease, Miller said.
The former Czech Prime Minister also pointed out that Directive was drafted by the Commission based on results and recommendations issued by the International Commission for Non-ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), an independent, globally-recognised organisation drawing upon the expertise of technicians, scientists and doctors working in the field.
SAR is a measure of the rate of radio energy absorption in body tissue, and the SAR limit recommended by the International Commission of Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection is 2 W/kg.
The Home Office says the masts are safe and meet regulations set by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection and the National Radiological Protection Board.

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