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made such a recommendation in December 2000.
In this report a group of independent experts noted
that no evidence exists that using a cell phone
causes brain tumors or other ill effects. [The UK’s]
recommendation to limit cell phone use by children
was strictly precautionary; it was not based on
scientiﬁc evidence that any health hazard exists. A
copy of the UK’s leaﬂet is available at http://www.
dh.gov.uk (search “mobile”), or you can write to:
NRPB, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon OX11 ORQ, United
Kingdom. Copies of the UK’s annual reports on
mobile phones and RF are available online at www.
iegmp.org.uk and http://www.hpa.org.uk/radiation/
(search “mobile”). Parents who wish to reduce their
children’s RF exposure may choose to restrict their
children’s wireless phone use.
Where can I get further information about RF
For further information, see the following additional
resources (websites current as of April 2005):
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FDA Consumer magazine
Telephone: (888) INFO-FDA
http://www.fda.gov (Under “c” in the subject index,
select Cell Phones > Research.)