MixBin Electronics, LLC recalls Liquid Glitter iPhone Case
- Starting date:
- August 1, 2017
- Posting date:
- August 1, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Chemical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), PROFECO and MixBin Electronics, LLC
Liquid Glitter iPhone Case
This recall involves several styles of Liquid Glitter iPhone Cases designed as decorative cases for iPhones. The cases contain liquid and glitter that are floating in the plastic case.
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|Bombshell Ombre Snow Globe||23136828||667541590553|
|Clear Sparkling Glitter||23244791||667542590262|
|Waterfall Pink Gold Glitter||23186945||667542076001|
|Waterfall Pink Gold Glitter Large||23186946||667542076018|
|Lip Snow Globe||23273349||667542836421|
|Stripe + Pink Glitter Snow Globe||23273348||667542836414|
|Paris Snow Globe||23305194||667543128648|
|Leopard Snow Globe||23305192||667543128624|
|XO Victoria Multi Glitter||23305195||667543128655|
|Electroplated Silver Snow Globe||23305191||667543128617|
|Electroplated Silver Snow Globe Large||23314726||667543220533|
|Icons Snow Globe||23305193||667543128631|
Most of these cases, among others, were also sold in the United States, Mexico, and the European Union.
Liquid and glitter can leak out of the case if it breaks or cracks which could cause skin irritation, blisters or burns.
As of July 17, 2017, the distributor has received no reports of injuries or incidents in Canada, but such reports have been received in other countries. In the United Kingdom, the distributor has received four reports of chemical burns, itching, redness, and blisters due to the leakage of the liquid material contained in the liquid glitter phone case. An additional 19 reports of leakage causing skin irritation were received from consumers in the U.S.
Approximately 11,444 units of the affected products were sold in Canada at Victoria’s Secret retail stores, online and airport duty-free shops. Approximately 263,000 affected units were sold in the United States and approximately 400 units in Mexico.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from October 2015 to June 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
MixBin Electronics, LLC
Dongguan Banghui Plastic Electronics Co. Ltd
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact MixBin Electronics for instructions on how to obtain a full refund for any of the recalled phone cases.
For more information, consumers may contact MixBin Electronics by telephone at 1-855-215-4935 Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, or visit the recall website.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.
Consumers may view the release by Mexico's Consumer Protection Federal Agency (PROFECO) on the Agency's website (Spanish only).
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.