Gallery: These glittery iPhone cases are being recalled because of chemical burns
More than a quarter million glittery iPhone cases have been recalled worldwide due to 24 reports of or skin irritation and chemical burns resulting in at least one case of permanent scaring, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The cases made by MixBin Electronics are sold at Amazon, Henri Bendel, MixBin, Nordstrom Rack, Tory Burch and Victoria’s Secret stores and sell for between $15 and $65. Consumers are owed a full refund, the commission notes.
The full list of affected cases can be viewed here.
"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," according to the recall notice posted on Aug. 1.
About 263,000 cases fitting the iPhone 6, 6s and 7 were sold in the U.S. between Oct. 2015 and June 2017.
"Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cases and contact MixBin Electronics for a full refund," according to the commission.