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Apple halts use of two harmful chemicals in iPhone assembly

​The tech giant bans the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final assembly of its devices and lowers the maximum use in early production phases.

By August 13, 2014

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Group seeks recall of Daisey-inspired petition on iPad labor

A Change.org petition signed by 255,000 people since January demanded Apple protect Chinese workers, but the document was based on actor's now debunked claims.

By March 26, 2012

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This American Life retracts Apple-bashing Foxconn report

The US radio show retracted a report on working conditions at Apple’s Chinese factories, after it emerged that several of the claims made were ‘falsehoods’.

By March 17, 2012

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Retraction and all, Foxconn still in crosshairs

Investors in the manufacturer say that the Foxconn name hasn't been fully "cleared" of scrutiny over working conditions despite a radio show's retraction.

By March 19, 2012

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This American Life retracts episode on Apple and Foxconn

Chicago Public Media retracts a January story on Apple's manufacturing practices based on Mike Daisey's one-man show "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs."

By March 16, 2012

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Former factory workers add pleas to sign Apple labor petition

Two former factory workers in China who suffered health problems as part of a 2009 incident are urging the public to sign an Internet petition being delivered to Apple tomorrow.

By February 22, 2012

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Apple criticized for China supply chain pollution

New report from a coalition of environmental organizations alleges that 27 suspected Apple suppliers had severe pollution problems, from toxic gases to heavy metal sludge.

By August 31, 2011

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Apple report reveals grim truths behind gadgets

Progress report on its suppliers' practices marks first time Apple acknowledges worker poisonings. Also, many suppliers fail to comply with child-labor, other guidelines.

By February 15, 2011

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Apple criticized in Chinese environmental report

Scoring last among 29 tech firms in report by Chinese environmental groups, Apple is rebuked for lack of responsiveness to health and safety conditions at factories that make its components.

By January 20, 2011