Electronic devices, Pacemakers, Hearing aids – LG G6 H872 User Manual

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For Your Safety


Electronic Devices

Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from RF signals. However, certain

electronic equipment may not be shielded against the RF signals from your wireless



The Health Industry Manufacturers Association recommends that a minimum

separation of six (6) inches be maintained between a handheld wireless

device and a pacemaker to avoid potential interference with the pacemaker.

These recommendations are consistent with the independent research by and

recommendations of Wireless Technology Research.
Persons with pacemakers:

Should ALWAYS keep the device more than six (6) inches from their pacemaker

when the device is turned ON;

Should not carry the device in a breast pocket;

Should use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for


Should turn the device OFF immediately if there is any reason to suspect that

interference is taking place.

Hearing Aids

Some digital wireless devices may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event

of such interference, you may want to consult your service provider (or call the

customer service line to discuss alternatives).

Other Medical Devices

If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your

device to determine if it is adequately shielded from external RF energy. Your

physician may be able to assist you in obtaining this information.

Health Care Facilities

Turn your device OFF in health care facilities when any regulations posted in these

areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health care facilities may use equipment

that could be sensitive to external RF energy.

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