European Greens question Icnirp standards, call for new public body to look at 5G exposure

Source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/european-greens-question-icnirp-standards-call-for-new-public-body-to-look-at-5g-exposure–1343780?fbclid=IwAR3-QJQyvCsJpFhynl0RYEsbQjT4-_jGeZBlt6H7HyXqIsFUIRJh9N2nv_w

Wednesday 24 June 2020 | 11:09 CET | News

Green parties in the European Parliament have published a report calling for the EU to distance itself from Icnirp, the international group for standards on RF exposure. The report claims Icnirp’s independence cannot be guaranteed as the organisation lacks official oversight, and the parties called for a new public regulatory body to be set up ahead of the widespread roll-out of 5G networks. 

The EU’s regulations setting limits on exposure to electro-magentic radiation from wireless networks and equipment are largely based on the recommendations from Icnirp. However, the Green MEPs claim the health risks are too great to be left to private organisation like this. 

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