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PVC plastic toys in China

Image | 8 May, 2011 at 18:06

8 May 2011 - China. Greenpeace has found high levels of phthalates banned by the EU and the US in children’s products and toys made from vinyl plastic (also called polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) on the Chinese market. Phthalates are plastic...

iPhone exposed

Image | 12 September, 2007 at 3:00

iPhone exposed. As disassembly progresses, the iPhone's inner circuitry and components are revealed.

Flexible circuitry leading form the headphone

Image | 12 July, 2007 at 3:00

Flexible circuitry leading form the headphone socket. Low concentrations of lead were found here.

The iPhone front prior to disassembly.

Image | 12 July, 2007 at 3:00

The iPhone front prior to disassembly.

iPhone packaging

Image | 12 July, 2007 at 3:00

iPhone packaging

Disassembly progresses with removal of one

Image | 12 July, 2007 at 3:00

Disassembly progresses with removal of one of the phone's main circuit boards.

Removal of the rear panel revealing the iPhone's

Image | 12 July, 2007 at 3:00

Removal of the rear panel revealing the iPhone's circuitry and battery.

The iPhone's battery and a circuit board

Image | 12 July, 2007 at 3:00

The iPhone's battery and a circuit board. Wires from the iPhone's battery are soldered to the circuit board making replacement and separation for recycling more difficult.

Separation of the antenna

Image | 12 July, 2007 at 3:00

Separation of the antenna, which contained the highest bromine concentrations of all the components analysed.

Located just under the iPhone's back cover

Image | 12 July, 2007 at 3:00

Located just under the iPhone's back cover is the antenna. Of all the components tested, this piece of flexible circuit board was found to contain the highest levels of bromine.

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