“Five months after the activist groups China Labor Watch and Green America launched a petition drive calling on Apple Inc. to abandon the use of benzene and n-hexane in the production of iPhones,” Apple has done just that, according to The Associated Press.
“Apple says a four-month investigation at 22 factories found no evidence that benzene and n-hexane was endangering the roughly 500,000 people who work at the plants,” AP reports. “The Cupertino, California company nevertheless decided the substances should no longer be allowed during the final assembly process.”
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