Reports and advisory opinions of the FSM

Health effects of hybrid AC/DC overhead lines (German only)
Literaturanalyse zum Stand der Forschung
im Auftrag des Ministeriums für Umwelt, Energie, Ernährung und Forsten Rheinland-Pfalz. 2020

Comparison of 15 risk assessments (German only)
Divergierende Risikobewertungen im Bereich Mobilfunk
im Auftrag des deutschen Bundesamtes für Strahlenschutz (BfS), in Zusammenarbeit mit der Stiftung Risiko-Dialog St. Gallen, 2017


Selection of expert reports

Here we have compiled important articles, reports and brochures from Swiss and international sources.

Most recent

Electromagnetic emissions from mobile networks and potential effect on health - Preliminary study, JRC Technical Report, European Commission (2021)

STOA, Panel for the Future of Science and Technology, European Parliament
A Literature Review of Effects of Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Field Exposure of Non-Human Vertebrates, Invertebrates, and Plants, 2021

CCARS: Radio Frequency and Health Report (2016-2019), 2021

Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority: Recent Research on EMF and Health Risk - Fifteenth report from SSM’s Scientific Council on Electromagnetic Fields, 2021 

arpansa - Standard for Limiting Exposure to Radiofrequency Fields - 100 kHz to 300 GHz - Radiation Protection Series S-1 (Rev.1), 2021

ICNIRP Guidelines 2020,  Comment by FSM (in German)

Health Council of the Netherlands: Advisory report 5G and health, 2020

Recent Research on EMF and Health Risk- Fourteenth report from SSM’s Scientific Council on Electromagnetic Fields, 2020

FDA (US Food & Drug Administration) (2020): Review of Published Literature between 2008 and 2018 of Relevance to Radiofrequency Radiation and Cancer, 2020

Analyse 5G-Moratorium Schweiz / Avenir Suisse, 2020

UVEK Bericht Mobilfunk und Strahlung, 2019



SCENIHR (2015). Potential Health Effects of Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMF). Brussels, European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety, Unit C2, 2015

ICNIRP 2014: Guidelines for limiting exposure to electric fields induced by movement of the human body in a static magnetic field and by timy-verying magnetic fields below 1 HZ, 2014

Radiofréquences et santé, Mise à jour de l’expertise, Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation,de l’environnement et du travail (ANSES), 2013

BAFU-Bericht: Strahlung von Sendeanlagen und Gesundheit - Bewertung von wissenschaftlichen Studien im Niedrigdosisbereich, 2013

Health Council of the Netherlands: Mobile phones and cancer_Part 1 Epidemiology of tumours in the head, 2013

IARC-Studie: Non-ionizing Radiation, Part 2 - Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields, 2013

Eighth report from SSM's Scientific Council on Electromagnetic Fields, 2013

BioInitiative Working Group 2012: A Rationale for Biologically-based Exposure Standards for Low-Intensity Electromagnetic Radiation, 2012

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields and risk of disease and ill health: Research during the last ten years, Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS), 2012

Elektromagnetische Hypersensibilität, BAFU, 2012

Health Effects from Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields, Report of the independent Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation, Health Protection Agency (GB), 2012

Artikel "Erkenntnisse aus der Pilotphase des umweltmedizinischen Beratungsnetzwerkes", Oekoskop NR . 2/11, 2011

IARC Classifies Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields as Possibly Carcinocenic to Humans, IARC Press Release, 2011

IARC Report to the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) on the Interphone Study, 2011

Vierter Bericht der Bundesregierung über die Forschungsergebnisse in Bezug auf die Emissionsminderungsmöglichkeiten der gesamten Mobilfunktechnologie und in Bezug auf gesundheitliche Auswirkungen, 2011

CCARS Report on Radio Frequencies and Health (2009-2010), 2011