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LG Electronics response

Author: LG Electronics

When we learned about a methanol incident associated with a third-tier supplier, LG Electronics took immediate action to address this serious situation. LG carried out inspections of methanol usage at all of our supplier locations and implemented...

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Samsung response

Author: Samsung

…We feel very unfortunate regarding the incidents of acute methanol poisoning that occurred at our third-tier suppliers in Korea in early 2016. However, we would like to explain several aspects to properly contextualize this issue. Importantly,...

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