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----> New in 2014 !!Guidelines on induced electric fields in static fields below 1 Hz

> Latest publications on radiofrequency

---> EMF guidelines - 1998
Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Time-Varying Electric, Magnetic, and Electromagnetic Fields (up to 300 GHz). Health Physics 74 (4): 494-522; 1998.

The EMF guidelines published in 1998 are now being revised and replaced step by step. This process is explained in a statement.

---> Statement on EMF guidelines - 2009
Statement on the "Guidelines for limiting exposure to time-varying electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields (up to 300 GHz). Health Physics 97(3):257-259; 2009.

Work on the RF range is ongoing and validated by the above mentioned statement on the EMF guidelines. In 2009 ICNIRP finalized a comprehensive review of health effects of radiofrequency by evaluating the research in the areas of biology, physics and dosimetry, and epidemiology. In this frequency range a statement on the results of the INTERPHONE paper has also been issued.

---> RF Review - 2009
Exposure to high frequency electromagnetic fields, biological effects and health consequences (100 kHz-300 GHz) - Review of the Scientific Evidence and Health Consequences. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 2009. ISBN 978-3-934994-10-2. The review is also available in the Blue Book Serie View details - Price: 60 EUR

---> ICNIRP Note on Interphone Publication - 2010

---> ICNIRP Note on the IARC RF Classification - 2011

---> ICNIRP SCI Review - 2011
Mobile Phones, Brain Tumours and the Interphone Study: Where Are We Now ? Environ Health Perspect 119(11): 1534-1538; 2011.


> Latest publications on static magnetic fields

The revision of the guidelines in this frequency range is completed. Also revised is the guidance concerning patients and the use of magneto resonance procedures. Guidelines on electric fields induced by movement in a static magnetic field and by time varying magnetic field below 1 Hz also complete the works on static fields.

---> Guidelines on induced electric fields - 2014
Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Electric Fields Induced by Movement of the Human Body in a Static Magnetic Field and by Time-Varying Magnetic Fields below 1 Hz. Health Physics 106(3):418-425; 2014.

---> Guidelines on Static Fields - 2009
Guidelines on Limits of Exposure to Static Magnetic Fields. Health Physics 96(4):504-514; 2009.

---> Fact Sheet on Static Fields - 2009

---> Statement on MR and patients - 2009
Amendment to the Icnirp "Statement on Medical Magnetic Resonance (MR) Procedures: Protection of Patients". Health Physics 97(3):259-261; 2009.

Translations*
- Static fields guidelines in French, in Italian and in Japanese.
- Static fields fact sheet in Italian and Japanese.


> Latest publications in the LF range

---> Guidelines on induced electric fields below 1 Hz - 2014
Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Electric Fields Induced by Movement of the Human Body in a Static Magnetic Field and by Time-Varying Magnetic Fields below 1 Hz. Health Physics 106(3):418-425; 2014.


---> LF Guidelines - 2010
Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Time-Varying Electric and Magnetic Fields (1 Hz - 100 kHz). Health Physics 99(6):818-836; 2010.

---> LF Fact Sheet - 2010

Translations*
- LF Guidelines in Traditional Chinese
- LF Guidelines in Simplified Chinese
- LF Guidelines in French
- LF Guidelines in Italian
- LF Guidelines in Japanese
- LF fact sheet in Portuguese

- LF fact sheet in Italian
- LF fact sheet in Japanese

All other publications in the EMF range are listed below by categories (review, guidelines, statements, proceedings and in chronological order).

The translations are respectively the responsibility of: Yang Xincun, Xin Liang, Chen Jie and Chen Lei from the East China Electric Power Test and Research Institute, the French Institut National de Recherche et de Sécurité, the Italian Istituto Superiore di Sanitŕ, the Japan EMF Information Center, and Carolino Monteiro from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal and José Peralta from Redes Energéticas Nacionais, Portugal.

*Please note that the English version is the reference. In case of discrepancies between the languages, the English prevails. ICNIRP does not take responsibility for the translated versions.

---> ELF Review - 2003
Exposure to Static and Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields, Biological Effects and Health Consequences (0-100 kHz) - Review of the Scientific Evidence and Health Consequences. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 2003. ISBN 978-3-934994-03-4.
View details - 30 EUR


Find below all publications on EMF listed by document type (guidelines, statements, reviews, proceedings) and in chronological order starting from the most recent ones.
 

> Guidelines

Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Electric Fields Induced by Movement of the Human Body in a Static Magnetic Field and by Time-Varying Magnetic Fields below 1 Hz. Health Physics 106(3):418-425; 2014.
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Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Time-Varying Electric and Magnetic Fields (1 Hz - 100 kHz). Health Physics 99(6):818-836; 2010.
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*Translations available in : Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, and Portuguese.

The ICNIRP LF Fact Sheet summarizing the guidelines are also available in English, in Italian, and in Japanese.
 

Guidelines on Limits of Exposure to Static Magnetic Fields. Health Physics 96(4):504-514; 2009.
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*Translations available in : Japanese and Italian. The translations are the sole responsibility respectively of the Japan EMF Information Center and the Italian Istituto Superiore di Sánita.

Also available the ICNIRP Static Fields Fact Sheet summarizing the guidelines.
 

Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Time-Varying Electric, Magnetic, and Electromagnetic Fields (up to 300 GHz). Health Physics 74 (4): 494-522; 1998.
Free download

*Translations available in :
Chinese (for P. R. China, Singapore) and Traditional Chinese (for Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, abroad). Responsibility of Hongbo Wang, China Academy of Telecommunications Research of MII.
French. Responsibility of INRS, Cahiers de Notes Documentaires, France.
German. Responsibility of Strahlenschutzkommission, Germany.
Italian. Responsibility of Istituto Superiore di Sanità, ISS, Italy.
Japanese. Responsibility of Japan Health Physics Society, Japan.
Russian with added comments by the translators. Responsibility of N. Shagina, Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine.
Spanish. Responsibility of Victor Cruz, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Capacitación de Telecomunicaciones, Peru.

Use of the ICNIRP EMF Guidelines. www.icnirp.org; 1999.
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Response to Questions and Comments on ICNIRP EMF Guidelines. Health Physics 75 (4): 438-439; 1998.
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Guidelines on Limits of Exposure to Static Magnetic Fields. Health Physics 66 (1): 100-106; 1994.
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> Statements

Statement on Health Issues Associated with Millimeter Wave Whole Body Imaging Technology. Health Physics 102(1):81-82; 2012.
Free download

*Translation available in: Japanese. Responsibility of the Japan EMF Information Center (JEIC), Japan.

Note on the Interphone Study. Published at www.icnirp.org; 2011.
Free download
 

Statement on the "Guidelines for limiting exposure to time-varying electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields (up to 300 GHz). Health Physics 97(3):257-259; 2009.
Free download

*Translations available in: Italian and Hungarian. Responsibility of the Italian Istituto Superiore di Sánita and Dr. György Thuróczy, National "Frederic Joliot-Curie" Research Institute for Radiobiology and Radiohygiene, Budapest, Hungary.
 

Amendment to the Icnirp "Statement on Medical Magnetic Resonance (MR) Procedures: Protection of Patients". Health Physics 97(3):259-261; 2009.
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*Translation available in: Japanese. Responsibility of the Japan EMF Information Center (JEIC), Japan.

Statement on EMF Emitting New Technologies. Health Physics 94(4):376-392; 2008.
Free download
 

Statement related to the Use of Security and Similar Devices utilizing Electromagnetic Fields. Health Physics 87(2):187-196; 2004.
Free download
 

Statement on Medical Magnetic Resonance (MR) Procedures: Protection Of Patients. Health Physics 87(2): 197-216; 2004.
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Guidance on Determining Compliance of Exposure to Pulsed Fields and Complex Non-Sinusoidal Waveforms below 100 kHz with ICNIRP Guidelines. Health Physics 84 (3): 383-387; 2003.
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Health Issues Related to the Use of Hand-Held Radiotelephones and Base Transmitters. Health Physics 70 (4): 587-593; 1996.
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Protection of the Patient Undergoing a Magnetic Resonance Examination. Health Physics 61 (6): 923-928; 1991.
Free download
 

Alleged Radiation Risks from Visual Display Units - A Statement. Health Physics 54 (2): 231-232; 1988.
Free download
 

*Translations available in :
Japanese. Responsibility of Istituto Superiore di Sánita Mr. Miura; JEITA EMF Committee, Japan.
 

> Reviews

Mobile Phones, Brain Tumours and the Interphone Study: Where Are We Now? Environ Health Perspect 119(11): 1534-1538; 2011.
Download from Journal - Free download
 

Exposure to high frequency electromagnetic fields, biological effects and health consequences (100 kHz-300 GHz) - Review of the Scientific Evidence and Health Consequences. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 2009. ISBN 978-3-934994-10-2.
View details - Price: 60 EUR

Epidemiologic Evidence on Mobile Phones and Tumor Risk: A Review. Epidemiology 20:639–652; 2009 - doi: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181b0927d.
Download at Journal - Free download
 

Review of the Epidemiologic Literature on RF and Health. Environment Health Perspect 112(17): 1741-1754; 2004.
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Exposure to Static and Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields, Biological Effects and Health Consequences (0-100 kHz) - Review of the Scientific Evidence and Health Consequences. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 2003. ISBN 978-3-934994-03-4.
View details - 30 EUR

Review of the Epidemiologic Literature on EMF and Health. Environment Health Perspect 109(6): 911-934; 2001.
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> Proceedings

Risk Factors For Childhood Leukemia. Proceedings of an International Workshop of ICNIRP/WHO/BfS. Radiation Protection Dosimetry 132(2); December 2008.
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EMF Dosimetry and Biophysical Aspects Relevant To Setting Exposure Guidelines. Proceedings of an International Workshop, March 20-22, 2007, Berlin, Germany. Ziegelberger G, Vecchia P, Matthes R, Bernhardt JH, eds. Health Physics 92(6): 513-658; June 2007.
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Biological Effects, Health Consequences and Standards for Pulsed Radiofrequency Fields. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Biological Effects, Health Consequences and Standards for Pulsed Radiofrequency Fields, Erice, Italy, November 21 to 25, 1999. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 2001. ISBN 978-3-934994-00-3.
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Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on the Living Environment. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on the Living Environment, Ismaning, Germany, October 4 and 5, 1999. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 2000. ISBN 978-3-9804789-9-1.
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Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields in the Frequency Range 300 Hz to 10 MHz. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields in the Frequency Range 300 Hz to 10 MHz, Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 7 and 8, 1999. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 1999. ISBN 978-3-9804789-7-7.
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Risk Perception, Risk Communication and its Application to EMF Exposure. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Risk Perception, Risk Communication and its Application to EMF Exposure, Vienna, Austria, October 22-23, 1997. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 1998. ISBN 978-3-9804789-4-6.
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Biological Effects of Static and ELF Electric and Magnetic Fields. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Biological Effects of Static and ELF Electric and Magnetic Fields and related Health Risks, Bologna, Italy, June 4-5, 1997. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 1997. ISBN 978-3-9804789-3-9.
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Non-Thermal Effects of RF Electromagnetic Fields. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Biological Effects of Non-Thermal Pulsed and Amplitude Modulated RF Electromagnetic Fields and Related Health Risks, Munich, Germany, November 20-21, 1996. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 1997. ISBN 978-3-9804789-2-2.
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> Joint Publications with the National Radiological Protection Board (now PHE)
      and the World Health Organization (WHO)

Effects of Static Magnetic Fields Relevant to Human Health. Proceedings of an International Workshop, NRPB, Chilton, UK, April 26-27, 2004. Noble D, McKinlay AF, Repacholi MH, eds. Journal Progress in Biophysics & Molecular Biology; February/April 2005. ISBN 0079-6107.
 

Weak Electric Field Effects in the Body. Proceedings of an International Workshop, NRPB, Chilton, UK, March 24-25, 2003. McKinlay AF, Repacholi MH, eds. Nuclear Technology Publishing, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 106(4); 2003. ISBN 1904453023.
 

Exposure Metrics and Dosimetry for EMF Epidemiology. Proceedings of an International Workshop, NRPB, Chilton, UK September 7-9 1998. McKinlay AF, Repacholi MH, eds. Nuclear Technology Publishing, Radiation Protection Dosimetry 83(1-2); 1999. ISBN 1870965612.
 

> Joint Publications with the International Labour Organization
    ILO/IRPA/INIRC

Safety in the use of radiofrequency dielectric heaters and sealers: A practical guide. Geneva: International Labour Office; 1998. ISBN 92-2-110333-1.
 

Protection of workers from power frequency electric and magnetic fields; A practical guide. Geneva: International Labour Office, Occupational Safety and Health Series 69; 1993. ISBN 92-2-108261-X/ISSN 0078-3129.
 

Protection of workers against radio-frequency and microwave radiation; A technical review. Geneva: International Labour Office; 1986. ISBN 92-2-105604-X/ISSN 0078-3129.
 

> Joint Publications with the World Health Organization and the
      International Labour Organization

Environmental Health Criteria 238: Extremely Low Frequency Fields. Geneva, World Health Organization; 2007. ISBN 978-92-4-157238-5.
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Environmental Health Criteria 232: Static Fields. Geneva, World Health Organization; 2006. ISBN 92-4-157232-9.
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> Joint Publications with the World Health Organization, the International
       Labour Organization, and the United Nations Environment Programme

Environmental Health Criteria 35: Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Fields. Geneva, World Health Organization; 1984. ISBN 92-4-154095-8.
 

> IRPA Publication with the World Health Organization, and the United
      Nations Environment Programme

Environmental Health Criteria 137: Electromagnetic Fields (300 Hz to 300 GHz). Geneva, World Health Organization; 1993. ISBN 92-4-157137-3.
 

> Report to the European Commission

Possible Health Risks to the General Public from the Use of Security and Similar Devices. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 2002. ISBN 978-3-934994-01-0.
View details - 20 EUR

* Please note that the English version is the reference. In case of discrepancies between the languages, the English prevails. ICNIRP does not take responsibility for the translated versions.