Manufacturers’ Warnings

All manufacturers of cell phones publish warnings about the safe use of their products.  All of the warnings advise users to keep their phone away from the body, though the distance varies between makers and models of phones.

However, cell phone manufacturers clearly show, in their advertisements, owners of their products using their phones in a way that they state that they should not.

Individual manufacturers’ advertisements and warnings are published on this site as follows:


Following the publication in France of a report by the French Government into the ways in which phones are used in the real world, it is clear that safe exposure limits are being dramatically exceeded by users; estimated at 300 - 400%.

Dubbed ‘Phonegate’ (after the VW ‘Dieselgate’ emissions scandal), the French report has been summarised by Dr Devra Davies in this video:

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