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Coway Faces Another Suit over Faulty Water Purifiers

Coway Faces Another Suit over Faulty Water Purifiers

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of local consumers was to file a 2.8 billion won (US$2.53 million) class action suit Friday against Coway, South Korea’s leading water purifier maker, over its water purifier models coated with nickel that they claim taints the water and poses a health hazard.  Nickel from the inner [...]

Consumers Moving to Take Legal Action against Coway

Consumers Moving to Take Legal Action against Coway

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Consumers are banding together for civil and criminal suits against Coway, South Korea’s leading maker of water purifiers, after nickel was discovered mixed in the water when using certain company models, industry officials said Thursday.  Some consumers are claiming the same defect in products from other companies, raising the [...]

Nickel Sparks Fear among Korean Consumers of Water Purifier

Nickel Sparks Fear among Korean Consumers of Water Purifier

SEOUL, July 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Consumer anxiety is growing in Korea with the recent discovery of nickel in Coway water purifiers. Coway is Korea’s leading manufacturer and rental service operator of water purifiers.  Although the company is maintaining its official stance that the amount of detected nickel is minimal and is harmless to the [...]

Coway Launches New Type of Subminiature Water Purifier/Coffee Machine

Coway Launches New Type of Subminiature Water Purifier/Coffee Machine

SEOUL, Sep. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Coway, a Korean home appliance company, launched a new type of water purifier called “Han Ppyeom,” or a handspan, water purifier/coffee machine (CHPC-330N). The new machine functions not only as a subminiature water purifier but also as a coffee machine. Earlier, the household electronics company unveiled “Han Ppyeom” water [...]

Rimba Raya Conservation Distributes Water Filters in Seruyan Regency, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Rimba Raya Conservation Distributes Water Filters in Seruyan Regency, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Seruyan, Central Kalimantan, INDONESIA, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — PT. Rimba Raya Conservation (PT. RRC) in May and June 2014 distributed 750 units of water purification systems to six out of nine partner villages in the Seruyan Hilir sub-district and Danau Sembuluh sub-district, Seruyan regency, Central Kalimantan province. Via a press release, Vice President of Public [...]