The Radiation Control for Health and
Safety Act (Pub. L. 90-602) became effective on October 18, 1968.
When the Safe Medical Devices Act (Pub. L. 101-629) was signed into
law on November 28, 1990, these electronic product radiation
control provisions were transferred from the Public Health Service
Act to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. The purpose of
this subchapter of the Act is to protect the public from
unnecessary exposure to radiation from electronic products. Section
532 directs the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human
Services to establish and carry out an electronic....