Apple, Samsung Phones Can Exceed Radiation Limits, Suit Says

Aug. 26, 2019, 2:32 PM

Apple and Samsung failed to warn that certain smartphones emit radiofrequency radiation above federal exposure limits when carried near the body, a new proposed class suit filed in the Northern District of California alleges.

Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics America Inc. market their phones as being completely safe to carry and use on or close to the human body, Andrew Cohen and 10 others say.

But recent testing showed that carrying the phone in a pants or shirt pocket exposes users to RF radiation over the safety limit set by the Federal Communications Commission, the suit says.

An FCC rule ...

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