Glittery iPhone cases being recalled due to possible chemical burns

Barsaba Taglieri
Agosto 1, 2017

"In the United Kingdom, the distributor has received four reports of chemical burns, itching, redness, and blisters due to the leakage of the liquid material contained in the liquid glitter phone case", according to a recall page on the Government of Canada website. About 263,000 of the China made cases are under the recall.

Mixbin electronics is recalling about 263,000 liquid glitter mobile phone cases in the US for the iPhone 6, 6s and 7. MixBin cases were sold at Amazon, Henri Bendel, MixBin, Nordstrom Rack, Tory Burch, and Victoria Secret stores all over the US and online from October 2015 to June 2017.

At least 24 people worldwide have reported irritation or burns, including 19 in the USA, according to the recall.

One consumer reported permanent scarring from a chemical burn. They were priced anywhere between $15 and $65.

MixBin asks customers stop using the cases immediately and contact the company for a refund at 855-215-4935, 8 5 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

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