Sep 10, 2021

'Anti-radiation' phone stickers still sold on Amazon

The listings remain eight months after scientists told the BBC the smartDOT stickers had "No effect". On Wednesday, the ASA found that Global EMF Solutions Ltd had made unsubstantiated claims on the Energydots website that EMF were harmful and that its stickers offered "Protection". Image source, AMAZON. In January, as part of the BBC's investigation, the University of Surrey tested 4G mobile phones and wi-fi access points with and without the smartDOT stickers applied to them. Eight months later, the Energydot store on Amazon was still selling smartDOT stickers, even after the ASA ruling. After the BBC contacted both firms the smartDOT product listing was removed from the Energydot Amazon store, although the stickers remain for sale elsewhere on Amazon.

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