MixBin Liquid Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled Due to Risk of Leaking

about 275,000 cases are included in the company's recall

MixBin Liquid Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled Due to Risk of Leaking
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august 1, 2017

MixBin Electronics has announced that it is recalling its liquid glitter iPhone cases. In the affected cases, liquid and glitter can leak, causing skin irritation and burns to consumers.

About 275,000 cases are included in the recall.

Recalled Product Details

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. For a full list of the model numbers and UPCs, see the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) release.

To date, there have been 24 reports 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.

where were the products sold?

The recalled iPhone cases were available at 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.

what should consumers do?

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

Customers with questions about this recall can contact MixBin at (855) 215-4935.