Jan 222013

The new laboratory can take SAR measurements for CDMA, GSM 2G and 3G mobile handsets according to indiatoday.

The government has said that new mobile phones manufactured in the country or imported should start following the stricter radiation norms by September 1. The radiation level should be displayed on such handsets.
Telecom minister Kapil Sibal, while commissioning the SAR laboratory, said, “We have set up a lab in the country so that mobile phones can be tested here for electromagnetic radiations. More such labs will be set up across the country starting with Mumbai.”


  One Response to “Indian government sets up lab for testing cell phone radiation”

  1. The SAR level of 1.6 watts/kg adopted by the Indian government is not adequate to protect users from the harmful effects of cell phone radiation.

    Many health scientists throughout the world have raised safety concerns about the health effects of exposure to electromagnetic radiation. For more information see the new Bioinitiative Report at http://www.bioinitiative.org and my blogs at http://saferemr.blogspot.com.

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