Study type: Law/recommendation/guideline

[Recast of the twenty-sixth council regulation for the implementation of the federal imissions control act (Council regulation on electromagnetic fields - 26. BImSchV- as of 22/08/2013)]. guideline

Neufassung der Sechsundzwanzigste Verordnung zur Durchführung des Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetzes (Verordnung über elektromagnetische Felder - 26. BImSchV - Stand 22.08.2013).

Published in: BGBl 2013; (50): 3266-3272
Journal not peer-reviewed


This ordinance shall apply to the erection and operation of high frequency installations, low frequency installations and direct current installations. It contains requirements for the protection of the public and the neighbourhood from harmful environmental effects and for precautions against harmful environmental effects due to electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields. The ordinance does not consider the effects of electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields on electric or electronic implants.

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