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I have a Bluetooth-enabled health monitor watch. My concern is having such devices for infants who are less than 2 years old. Does it affect them health-wise??

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    I don't think the long term safety of these things are known yet, not enough to give recommendations.
    – DoctorWhom
    Jul 31 '19 at 6:12
  • Thank you Doctor whom .., do you think approaching FDA will give an answer on this ??
    – goofyui
    Jul 31 '19 at 9:32
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    @goofyui This is basically the "Is EMR harmful" question, and nobody knows a firm answer to that, including the FDA. There is no convincing evidence that EMR at levels emitted by wireless devices is harmful, but there are credible doubters. Regardless, everyone is bathed in EMR from the day they're conceived in the womb until the day they die and short of living in an underground bunker, there's nothing you can do about that. More prior research on your part would tell you this.
    – Carey Gregory
    Jul 31 '19 at 14:20
  • Thank you Carey, a long while ago.. i read an article about .impacts due to mobile phone calls ... or holding the phone close to your ears .. anyways.. all these questions will not have a definite answer.. thanks for clarifying ..
    – goofyui
    Jul 31 '19 at 14:28
  • I really wish to have an answer which helps to stop the baby in the hot car incidents.. i wish to have a bluetooth enabled device tagged to the infants and have an app to notify the parents ..
    – goofyui
    Aug 23 '19 at 21:32
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There is no evidence that EMR in the dosages present in everyday activities can have any pernicious effect on human health. Nor is there a sound logical contention to back up such claim.

So, yes, feel free to use bluetooth, wifi, radio, etc. near your child. Even without them, there is a lot of EMR running amok around you, so there's not much you can actually do in that regard.

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    Its not about my child. I went on working on a product and then put that on hold. Product has to be approved by FDA or any Agencies who cares about Health & Safety. Question is related to commercial purpose of developing a product
    – goofyui
    May 12 '20 at 2:51
  • I use "you" in an impersonal sense here; I don't literally mean "you", I mean people in general.
    – Paulemic
    May 12 '20 at 3:02
  • I agree with you Oligomath. But, When a product is developed with a commercial intention, it has to go through approval from Health & Safety. I am trying to have more details before we get the product in the development phase.
    – goofyui
    May 12 '20 at 3:05
  • I see your intention. If your concern is that the FDA will block the item in question on the account of health issue caused by bluetooth, I'd say that you have nothing to worry about.
    – Paulemic
    May 12 '20 at 3:54
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    – Carey Gregory
    May 12 '20 at 18:19

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