People who wear jewelry and sleep masks to “protect” themselves from 5G wireless technology may inadvertently be harming their health. That’s the conclusion of the Dutch Authority for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection, which has issued a warning about 10 consumer products that continuously emit ionizing radiation. Said differently, these items, which include the Magnetix Smiley Kids bracelet with negative ions, Energy Armor sleep mask, Quantum Pendant, and others, are radioactive.
The authority advises consumers to “stop wearing these products, to store them away, and to await instructions on how to return them.” Radioactive items should not be disposed with household trash as they pose a threat to others when not handled by experts.
“We also urge you to inform your partner, children or other members of your household to make sure that no one wears these products,” the authority wrote.
Though the level of radiation in these products is low, continuous exposure over time may prove harmful to human health, according to the authority. Sales of these products in the Netherlands are now prohibited.
No adverse health effects have been linked to 5G—the latest technology used in mobile phone networks—according to the World Health Organization. Further, it notes that the physical characteristics of the radio signals produced by 5G, 4G, and 3G are not fundamentally different.
Nonetheless, conspiracy theorists have claimed that 5G suppresses the immune system and transmits coronavirus. Simon Clarke, a microbiologist at the University of Reading, told the BBC that such claims are “complete rubbish.”
For a full list of the harmful products, see the website of the Dutch Authority for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-59703523.
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