Apple iPhone Contains ‘Hazardous’ Chemicals, Greenpeace Charges

by admin October 15, 2007 at 11:57 pm

The group said the iPhone contains chlorinated plastic polyvinyl chloride and “brominated flame retardants” that can be harmful to the environment.

The environmental advocacy group Greenpeace says Apple’s new iPhone contains a number of hazardous chemicals that could become significant pollutants.

“Apple is not making early progress toward its 2008 commitment to phase out all uses of these materials, even in entirely new product lines,” Greenpeace said in a report published Monday.

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