Research and analysis

Ultrasound and infrasound: health effects from exposure

This report (RCE-14) considers the scientific evidence from studies of people, animals and cells exposed to ultrasound and infrasound.


RCE-14: health effects of exposure to ultrasound and infrasound

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The independent Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation (AGNIR) was asked to review ultrasound (frequencies greater than 20 kHz) and infrasound (frequencies less than 20 Hz) relevant to any possible health effects.

This 2010 report contains health-related conclusions and research recommendations based on the scientific evidence.

Published 1 February 2010