National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Wireless communication devices (N99019)

Wireless communication devices

Specific Substances: Cell Phone Radiation: CDMA, Cell Phone Radiation: GSM

Nomination Date: 05/19/1999

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Little is known about the possible health effects of repeated long-term exposure to low levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) of the types emitted by wireless communication devices, like cellular phones.

NTP Principles: 2, 4, 6

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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CASRN: CELLPRADCDMA

Agent Name: Cell Phone Radiation: CDMA

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CASRN: CELLPRADGSM

Agent Name: Cell Phone Radiation: GSM

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