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Recall Alert: These glittery iPhone cases can burn your skin

Recall Alert: These glittery iPhone cases can burn your skin”

All that glitters is recalled.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), MixBin Electronics of Hamilton, N.J.is recalling liquid glitter iPhone cases because the contents inside the case can leak out causing skin irritations and chemical burns.

In one such case, a consumer reported permanent scarring; another consumer reported burns and swelling to her leg, face, neck, chest, upper body and hands, according to the Consumer Safety Commission.

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There have been about 263,000 of these cases sold in the U.S. as well as 11,400 in Canada and 400 in Mexico.

Decorative iPhone cases sold at Victoria's Secret, Nordstrom Rack and other stores have been recalled by their manufacturer because a liquid glitter inside the cases can cause skin irritation and chemical burns.

While glitter iPhone cases may be trendy, they may also be risky. 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. Also, come on. These cases are so fugly.



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