The Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau is responsible for the administration of the Radiation Emitting Devices Act which addresses radiation safety issues for ionizing and non-ionizing radiation emitting devices. The Act covers devices used in consumer and industrial applications, as well as medical devices.
Common topics include (but are not limited to) ultrasound, tanning beds, mammography, medical X-rays, industrial X-rays, and the health effects from cell phones, smart meters and WiFi.
The Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau assesses, monitors and manages health and safety risks associated with ionizing and non-ionizing radiation through the following activities:
For more information, or to contact the Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau directly.