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FDA Consumer Health Information - Very Low Health Risks From Full-Body X-Ray Scanners

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General-use X-ray security systems are one of the full body scanning technologies being put to widespread use to check people entering secured spaces for concealed weapons, explosives, or other contraband.



Learn about the low risk to health associated with these systems—and about the agency's new webpage on products for security screening of people—at

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