Medical/biological study
(experimental study)
Oxidative and genotoxic effects of 900 MHz electromagnetic fields in the earthworm Eisenia fetida.
med./bio.
By:
Tkalec M, Stambuk A, Srut M, Malaric K, Klobucar GI
Published in: Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2013; 90: 712
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Endpoint
Exposure
Exposure
Parameters
Exposure 1:
900 MHz
Exposure duration:
continuous for 2 hours
Exposure 2:
900 MHz
Exposure duration:
continuous for 2 hours
Exposure 3:
900 MHz
Exposure duration:
continuous for 2 hours
Exposure 4:
900 MHz
Exposure duration:
continuous for 2 hours
Exposure 5:
900 MHz
Exposure duration:
continuous for 4 hours
Exposure 6:
900 MHz
Exposure duration:
continuous for 2 hours
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Exposure 1
Main characteristics
Frequency
900 MHz
Type
Exposure duration
continuous for 2 hours
Parameters
Measurand
Value
Type
Method
Mass
Remarks
electric field strength
10 V/m




power density
0.3 W/m²




SAR
0.13 mW/kg

calculated


Exposure 2
Main characteristics
Frequency
900 MHz
Type
Exposure duration
continuous for 2 hours
Parameters
Measurand
Value
Type
Method
Mass
Remarks
electric field strength
23 V/m




power density
1.4 W/m²




SAR
0.35 mW/kg

calculated


Exposure 3
Main characteristics
Frequency
900 MHz
Type
Exposure duration
continuous for 2 hours
Parameters
Measurand
Value
Type
Method
Mass
Remarks
electric field strength
41 V/m




power density
4.2 W/m²




SAR
1.1 mW/kg

calculated


Exposure 4
Main characteristics
Frequency
900 MHz
Type
Exposure duration
continuous for 2 hours
Parameters
Measurand
Value
Type
Method
Mass
Remarks
electric field strength
120 V/m




power density
38.2 W/m²




SAR
9.33 mW/kg

calculated


Exposure 5
Main characteristics
Frequency
900 MHz
Type
Exposure duration
continuous for 4 hours
Parameters
Measurand
Value
Type
Method
Mass
Remarks
electric field strength
23 V/m




power density
1.4 W/m²




SAR
0.35 mW/kg

calculated


Exposure 6
Main characteristics
Frequency
900 MHz
Type
Exposure duration
continuous for 2 hours
Modulation
Modulation type
AM
Modulation frequency
1 kHz
Modulation depth
80 %
Additional info
sinusoidal
Parameters
Measurand
Value
Type
Method
Mass
Remarks
electric field strength
23 V/m




power density
1.4 W/m²




SAR
0.35 mW/kg

calculated


Reference articles
Tkalec M et al.
(2005):
Influence of 400, 900, and 1900 MHz electromagnetic fields on Lemna minor growth and peroxidase activity.
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Methods
Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology
Time of investigation:
before exposure
after exposure
Main outcome of study (acc. to author)
Study funded by
Croatian Scientific Research Council, Croatia
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