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282 5A. Regulatory and Safety Information
the person sitting next to you can hear what you are
ⅷ Do not turn the volume up to block out noisy
surroundings. If you choose to listen to your portable
device in a noisy environment, use noise-cancelling
headphones to block out background environmental
ⅷ Limit the amount of time you listen. As the volume
increases, less time is required before your hearing
could be affected.
ⅷ Avoid using headphones after exposure to extremely
loud noises, such as rock concerts, that might cause
temporary hearing loss. Temporary hearing loss
might cause unsafe volumes to sound normal.
ⅷ Do not listen at any volume that causes you
discomfort. If you experience ringing in your ears,
hear muffled speech, or experience any temporary
hearing difficulty after listening to your portable audio
device, discontinue use and consult your doctor.
ⅷ You can obtain additional information on this subject
from the following sources:.
American Academy of Audiology
11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190
Voice: (800) 222-2336
National Institute on Deafness and Other
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD USA 20892-2320
Voice: (301) 496-7243
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
4676 Columbia Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226
Voice: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
Product Handling & Safety
General statement on handling and use: You alone are
responsible for how you use your phone and any
consequences of its use.