Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from RF signals.
However, certain electronic equipment may not be shielded against the RF signals from
your wireless phone.
The Medical Industry Manufacturers Association recommends a minimum distance of
fifteen (15) centimeters, or six (6) inches, between a handheld wireless phone and a
pacemaker, in order to avoid potential interference between them.
These advices are consistent with independent researches, and with recommendations
based on wireless technology research.
People with pacemakers should:
• ALWAYS keep the phone at least fifteen centimeters (six inches) from their pacemaker,
whenever the phone is turned on;
• Not carry the phone in a shirt pocket;
• Use the ear opposite to the pacemaker, to minimize the potential interference;
• If you have any reason to suspect that interference is taking place, switch off your
Some digital wireless phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event of such
interference, we recommend that you contact your service provider.