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iPhone cases made by MixBin recalled due to skin irritation and burns

Phone Case XOvictoriamultiMixBin Electronics is recalling about 263,000 Liquid Glitter iPhone cases in the United States, 11, 400 in Canada, and 400 in Mexico.

Twenty-four reports have been received worldwide of skin irritation or chemical burns, including 19 in the U.S. One consumer reported permanent scarring from a chemical burn and another consumer reported chemical burns and swelling to her leg, face, neck, chest, upper body, and hands.

This recall involves all liquid glitter mobile phone cases for iPhone 6, 6s, and 7. The cases contain liquid and glitter that are floating in the plastic case. They were sold in various styles and colors and measure about 5.5 inches by 2.75 inches. The model number and UPC can be found on the product’s packaging.

The iPhone cases were sold by Amazon, Henri Bendel, MixBin, Nordstrom Rack, Tory Burch, and Victoria’s Secret stores nationwide and online from October 2015 through June 2017 for between $15 and $65.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cases and contact MixBin Electronics for a refund, the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.

For more information, call MixBin Electronics at 855-215-4935 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit https://phonecaserecall.expertinquiry.com/ or www.getmixbin.com.

For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.

Copyright 2017, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist

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