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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Body Scanners

Updated on 04/08/2016

Following the attempted attack on a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit in December 2009, the French Interior Security Council called for the rapid installation of millimetre wave body scanners (24 - 30 GHz) in French airports for checking passengers. The Agency received two formal requests, in 2010 and 2012, to assess the potential health risks associated with these devices. It has issued a series of recommendations concerning all millimetre wave body scanners.

Keywords : Body scanners, Electromagnetic fields, Electromagnetic waves

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