Women Are Reporting Severe Burns From These Glitter Cell Phone Cases

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Think twice before slipping your cellphone in your back pocket today: A group of popular liquid glitter iPhone cases are being recalled after leaks in the cases caused skin irritation and burns in some people.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced on Monday that several models of liquid glitter cases from MixBin electronics should be pulled from shelves. People who already own them will get a refund, the CPSC says.

Users around the world, including 19 people in the U.S., have reported developing skin irritation or chemical burns from leaking cases. According to the CPSC, one person reported having permanent scarring from a chemical burn and another said she had chemical burns and swelling to her leg, face, neck, chest, upper body, and hands.

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People are posting photos of their burns, and it’s not pretty. One woman basically has a phone imprint on her back thanks to a chemical burn from a leaking case:

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