The Rijksdienst Digitale Infrastructuur (National Digital Infrastructure Service) is investigating whether the iPhone 12 emits too much radiation. If that is the case, sales of the device may also be stopped in the Netherlands. There is already a temporary sales ban on the iPhone 12 in France.
European regulators are working together to randomly check the radiation from telephones. A test by the French regulator ANFR showed that the iPhone 12 emits too much radiation.
In the Netherlands, the Rijksdienst Digital Infrastructure (RDI) checks whether smartphones meet the radiation standards. The French regulator has informed the RDI about its test result but they will first consult with Apple before they take further steps.
If the RDI concludes that the iPhone 12 emits too much radiation, sales can also be stopped in the Netherlands. According to the RDI spokesperson, this is not yet an issue.
Even though the iPhone 12 emits more radiation than permitted, there are no health risks according to he Electromagnetic Fields Knowledge Platform.
The knowledge platform is a collaboration between, among others, the RIVM, the RDI and the GGD.