Study type: Law/recommendation/guideline

Electromagnetic fields (WHO EHC Monograph No. 137) guideline

World Health Organization (WHO)
1993, WHO Environmental Health Criteria 137: 1-146


The purposes of this report are:
1.) to provide an overview of the known biological effects of electromagnetic fields in the frequency range 300 Hz to 300 GHz,
2.) to identify gaps in this knowledge so that direction for further research can be given, and
3.) to provide information for health authorities, regulatory, and similar agencies on the possible effects on human health, so that guidance can be given on the risks assessments.

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