31 Oct '13, 3pm

Samsung chemicals linked to worker death

The judges said there was a "high probability" that benzene, formaldehyde or other leukaemia-causing materials were contained in the chemicals Kim used, or created during the manufacturing process. But it said it was not possible to further determine Kim's exposure to carcinogens partly because Samsung hadn't cooperated. "Samsung Electronics, which did not preserve information of chemical materials used during Kim's work and did not disclose some data citing trade secrets, is partly a cause," the ruling said.

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