Consumer radiation

Understand the link between common products and radiation, such as cell phones, microwave ovens, hand-held lasers, tanning beds and Wi-Fi equipment.

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Cell phones and cell phone towers

Get the facts on radiation, cell phones and cell phone towers. Also know the health risks and how to reduce them.

Electric and magnetic fields

Discover how you are exposed to electric and magnetic fields. Also learn about potential health effects.


Explore the health effects of radiofrequency fields and guidelines that protect your safety.

Wi-Fi equipment

Find information about radiation produced by Wi-Fi equipment. Also learn about Canada's exposure guidelines.

Tanning beds and equipment

Know the health risks of using tanning beds and lamps. Also get safety tips on how to reduce your risk.

Radiation safety of microwave ovens

Locate information on radiation and microwave safety. Also learn how to minimize the risk of radiation exposure.

Hand-held lasers and laser pointers

Understand the radiation risks of lasers for personal use.

About consumer radiation

Learn about common products and devices that give off low levels of radiation.

Safety of compact fluorescent lamps

Find out about radiation produced by compact fluorescent lamps. Also get safety tips to reduce health risks.

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