FDA Warns That Certain Consumer Electronic Devices May Cause Implanted Medical Devices to Switch to Magnet Mode and Suspend Normal Operations
May 19, 2021 | Strategic Insights for Health System
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Problem:In a May 13, 2021, Radiation-Emitting Products Advisory, FDA states that some consumer electronic devices, such as certain cell phones and smart watches, include high field strength magnets. Recent studies have shown that consumer electronic devices with high field strength magnets may cause certain implanted medical devices...