Nokia 7373 - Additional safety information

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Additional safety information

Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts. Keep them out of the
reach of small children.

Operating environment

Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always
switch off your device when its use is prohibited or when it may cause
interference or danger. Use the device only in its normal operating positions. This
device meets RF exposure guidelines when used either in the normal use position
against the ear or when positioned at least 2.2 centimeters (7/8 inch) away from
the body. When a carry case, belt clip or holder is used for body-worn operation,
it should not contain metal and should position the device the above-stated
distance from your body.

To transmit data files or messages, this device requires a quality connection to
the network. In some cases, transmission of data files or messages may be
delayed until such a connection is available. Ensure that the above separation
distance instructions are followed until the transmission is completed.

Parts of the device are magnetic. Metallic materials may be attracted to the
device. Do not place credit cards or other magnetic storage media near the
device, because information stored on them may be erased.

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 energy.


Pacemaker manufacturers recommend that a minimum separation of
15.3 centimeters (6 inches) be maintained between a wireless phone 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
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Always keep the device more than 15.3 centimeters (6 inches) from the

Not carry the device in a breast pocket

Hold the device to the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential
for interference.

If you suspect interference, switch off your device, and move the device away.

Hearing aids

Some digital wireless devices may interfere with some hearing aids. If
interference occurs, consult your service provider.


RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic
systems in motor vehicles such as electronic fuel injection systems, electronic
antiskid (antilock) braking systems, electronic speed control systems, and air bag
systems. For more information, check with the manufacturer or its representative
of your vehicle or any equipment that has been added.

Only qualified personnel should service the device, or install the device in a
vehicle. Faulty installation or service may be dangerous and may invalidate any
warranty that may apply to the device. Check regularly that all wireless device
equipment in your vehicle is mounted and operating properly. Do not store or
carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the same compartment
as the device, its parts, or enhancements. For vehicles equipped with an air bag,
remember that air bags inflate with great force. Do not place objects, including
installed or portable wireless equipment in the area over the air bag or in the air
bag deployment area. If in-vehicle wireless equipment is improperly installed and
the air bag inflates, serious injury could result.

Using your device while flying in aircraft is prohibited. Switch off your device
before boarding an aircraft. The use of wireless teledevices in an aircraft may be
dangerous to the operation of the aircraft, disrupt the wireless telephone
network, and may be illegal.

Potentially explosive environments

Switch off your device when in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere
and obey all signs and instructions. Potentially explosive atmospheres include
areas where you would normally be advised to turn off your vehicle engine.
Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or
even death. Switch off the device at refueling points such as near gas pumps at
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depots, storage, and distribution areas; chemical plants; or where blasting
operations are in progress. Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere are
often but not always clearly marked. They include below deck on boats, chemical
transfer or storage facilities, vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as
propane or butane), and areas where the air contains chemicals or particles such
as grain, dust, or metal powders.

Emergency calls

Important: Wireless phones, including this device, operate using radio
signals, wireless networks, landline networks, and user-programmed
functions. Because of this, connections in all conditions cannot be
guaranteed. You should never rely solely on any wireless device for
essential communications like medical emergencies.

To make an emergency call:

1. If the device is not on, switch it on. Check for adequate signal strength.

Some networks may require that a valid SIM card is properly inserted in the

2. Press the end key as many times as needed to clear the display and ready the

device for calls.

3. Enter the official emergency number for your present location. Emergency

numbers vary by location.

4. Press the call key.

If certain features are in use, you may first need to turn those features off before
you can make an emergency call. If the device is in the offline or flight mode, you
must change the profile to activate the phone function before you can make an
emergency call. Consult this guide or your service provider for more information.

When making an emergency call, give all the necessary information as accurately
as possible. Your wireless device may be the only means of communication at the
scene of an accident. Do not end the call until given permission to do so.

Certification information (SAR)

This mobile device meets guidelines for exposure to radio waves

Your mobile device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed not to
exceed the limits for exposure to radio waves recommended by international
guidelines. These guidelines were developed by the independent scientific
organization ICNIRP and include safety margins designed to assure the
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The exposure guidelines for mobile devices employ a unit of measurement known
as the Specific Absorption Rate or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the ICNIRP
guidelines is 2.0 watts/kilogram (W/kg) averaged over 10 grams of tissue. Tests
for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device
transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. The
actual SAR level of an operating device can be below the maximum value
because the device is designed to use only the power required to reach the
network. That amount changes depending on a number of factors such as how
close you are to a network base station. The highest SAR value under the ICNIRP
guidelines for use of the device at the ear is 0.73 W/kg.

Use of device accessories and enhancements may result in different SAR values.
SAR values may vary depending on national reporting and testing requirements
and the network band. Additional SAR information may be provided under
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