Medical devices Veriton Acer Veriton M4650G

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Warnings and regulatory information - 17

Telephone line safety

• Disconnect all telephone lines from the equipment when not in use 

and/or before servicing.

• To avoid the remote risk of electric shock from lightning, do not 

connect the telephone line to this equipment during lightning or 
thunderstorms.

Emergency calls

Medical devices

Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, including wireless 
phones, may interfere with the functionality of inadequately protected 
medical devices. Consult a physician or the manufacturer of the 
medical device to determine if they are adequately shielded from 
external RF energy or if you have any questions. Switch off your 
device in health care facilities when any regulations posted in these 
areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health care facilities may be 
using equipment that could be sensitive to external RF transmissions.
Pacemakers. Pacemaker manufacturers recommend that a minimum 
separation of 15.3 centimeters (6 inches) be maintained between 
wireless devices and a pacemaker to avoid potential interference with 
the pacemaker. These recommendations are consistent with the 
independent research by and recommendations of Wireless 
Technology Research. Persons with pacemakers should do the 
following:
• Always keep the device more than 15.3 centimeters (6 inches) from 

the pacemaker

• Not carry the device near your pacemaker when the device is 

switched on. If you suspect interference, switch off your device, and 
move it.

Warning

You cannot make emergency calls through this device. To make an 
emergency call you shall dial out through your mobile phone or other 
telephone call system.