We would like to inform you that ORSAA has submitted formal comments to International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) on the draft “GUIDELINES FOR LIMITING EXPOSURE TO TIME-VARYING ELECTRIC, MAGNETIC AND ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS (100 kHz TO 300 GHz)”. Please refer to ORSAA comments at the bottom of page.
The draft RF Guideline documents were released on the 11 July 2018 and public consultation ended on the 9 October 2018. We understand that ICNIRP had received over 100 responses. ICNIRP also indicated that they will not generate individual replies so we anticipate the whole exercise will be a “whitewash” without any substantial changes to the proposed limits. We made extensive use of the ORSAA database in formulating our response.
After publishing a recent paper entitled “A novel database of bio-effects from non-ionizing radiation” the EMF portal research group sent a letter to the editor critically reviewing the ORSAA database on 16 Oct 2018. We have added this letter to the editor to the ORSSA database as NESS Paper ID: 3228 and cross-linked to our paper ID: 3088
ORSAA authors will be responding with our own letter to the editor shortly. Our papers were placed in a peer-reviewed journal of Reviews on Environmental Health (REVEH).
USA Federal agencies clash on what the NTP study outcome means.
Prof. Lennart Hardell (ORSAA advisor) and Michael Carlberg have also made comments on the US NTP report
From the above report:“In conclusion, we believe there is clear evidence that RF-EMF radiation is a multi-site carcinogen. The epidemiological and animal experiments show sufficient agreement (converging evidence) that based on the Preamble to the IARC Monographs, RF radiation should be classified as carcinogenic to humans, Group 1.”