What's lurking in your mobile phone?

Multimedia | 19 June, 2005

Mobile phones are a complex mixture of several hundred components, many of which contain heavy metals and hazardous chemicals. These cause pollution and put workers at risk when the products are produced or thrown away. Discover what dangerous substances are in many phones.

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You can't see them but your mobile phone contains many toxic chemicals.

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