“Scientific tests, arranged by Greenpeace, reveal that Apple’s iPhone contains hazardous chemicals. The tests uncovered two types of hazardous substances, some of which have already been eliminated by other mobile phone makers,” Greenpeace writes on their Website.
“We watched closely when the iPhone was launched in June for any mention of the green features of the phone from Apple. There was none,” Greenpeace writes.
“So we bought a new iPhone in June and sent it our Research Laboratories in the UK. Analysis revealed that the iPhone contains toxic brominated compounds (indicating the prescence of brominated flame retardants (BFRs)) and hazardous PVC,” Greenpeace writes.
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MacDailyNews Take: Greenpeace never misses a good PR bandwagon upon which to jump.