LG Electronics -P509 Cell Phone User Manual

monitor developments in this field. You can access
the joint FDA/FCC website at http://www.fda.gov
(under “c” in the subject index, select Cell Phones
> Research). You can also contact the FDA toll-free
at (888) 463-6332 or (888) INFO-FDA. In June
2000, the FDA entered into a cooperative research
and development agreement through which
additional scientific research is being conducted.
The FCC issued its own website publication stating
that “there is no scientific evidence that proves
that wireless phone usage can lead to cancer or
a variety of other problems, including headaches,
dizziness or memory loss.” This publication is
available at http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety or
through the FCC at (888) 225-5322 or (888)
What does “SAR” mean?
In 1996, the FCC, working with the FDA, the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and
other agencies, established RF exposure safety
guidelines for wireless phones in the United States.
Before a wireless phone model is available for sale
to the public, it must be tested by the manufacturer
and certified to the FCC that it does not exceed
limits established by the FCC. One of these limits is
expressed as a Specific Absorption Rate, or “SAR.”
SAR is a measure of the rate of absorption of RF