EMF strength from household appliances

The table shows typical electric and magnetic field strengths measured near household appliances. At a distance of 30 cm and at 50 Hz.(Federal Office for Radiation Safety, Germany 1999).

The ICNIRP reference level at 50 Hz is 5000 V/m and 200 µT.

 As a comparison the Earth's magnetic field intensity is roughly between 25 - 65 µT (0.25 - 0.65 gauss). But this is a static field.


Published June 7, 2012

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Coordinator: Andreas Vogl , SINTEF FP7
Duration: 1st May 2011 - 1st February 2014
EU contract FP7-SST-265772 in the Sustainable Surface Transport call in Framework Program 7.