WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/MixBin-Electronics-Recalls-iPhone-Cases/
Name of Product: Liquid glitter iPhone cases
Hazard: Liquid and glitter can leak out of the cases, causing skin irritation and burns to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cases and contact MixBin Electronics for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: MixBin Electronics toll-free at 855-215-4935 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.getmixbin.com for more information.
Units: About 263,000 (in addition, 11, 400 were sold in Canada and 400 in Mexico)
Description: 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. To view model numbers, UPC codes and photos, please visit: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/MixBin-Electronics-Recalls-iPhone-Cases/
Incidents/Injuries: 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.
Sold 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.
Distributor: MixBin Electronics LLC, of Hamilton, N.J.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64076r-eng.php
Profeco's press release is available at: https://www.gob.mx/profeco/documentos/alertas-al-consumidor-2017?state=published
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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