What products are regulated as electronic products that emit radiation?
Any product that contains an electronic circuit and generates any kind of radiation is an electronic product that emits radiation. Legal definitions of the terms electronic product radiation and electronic product are located in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, Chapter 5, Subchapter C - Electronic Product Radiation Control.
X radiation (x-rays), microwaves, radio waves (radiofrequency (RF)), laser, visible light, sound, ultrasound, and ultraviolet light are a few examples of the many types of radiation that may be produced by an electronic product. Diagnostic x-ray systems, laser products, laser light shows, and microwave ovens are a few examples out of the many different electronic products that emit radiation.
For more information, please visit the A-Z List of Regulated Products and Procedures.
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