Chemical Burns From iPhone Cases Causes Recall
First, it it was exploding phones that caused concern, now your iPhone case may harm you.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an alert to iPhone users who use those designer liquid filled cases manufactured by Maxbin. The cases look like this:
The cases are known as "Liquid glitter" iPhone cases and 275,000 have been recalled.
The problem with these cases is that the liquid and glitter can leak out of the cases, causing skin irritation and burns to consumers. Th recall is not limited to just these two styles, a full photo list of the recalled cases can be found HERE.
This recall involves all liquid glitter mobile phone cases for:
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 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.
If you happen to own one of these cases, you should immediately stop using the recalled cases and contact MixBin for a refund. Locally, MixBin cases are sold at Victoria's Secret stores including the Cherryvale Mall location, and online through Amazon.com