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These glitter iPhone cases could cause skin burns

02 August 2017

The maker of glitter phone cases has recalled several of them, amid concerns of burns if the liquid comes into contact with skin.

Almost 275,000 cases made by MixBin Electronics contain a liquid in the outer portion that is mixed with glitter. Nineteen of the reports came from the United States, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cases and contact MixBin Electronics for a full refund.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says they have already gotten 24 reports of the cases leaking and causing burns, and one person even reported permanent scarring from the burns. In addition to the 14 Victoria's Secret styles, four were made for sale at Nordstrom Rack or on Amazon; three were for Henri Bendel; and one was for Tory Burch. Overall, there are an estimated 263,000 of these cases in the well as another 11.400 in Canada and 400 in Mexico.

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Those who think they might have an affected case are asked to seek a reimbursement through the company's website.

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These glitter iPhone cases could cause skin burns