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[*] posted on 3-8-2017 at 07:02
iPhone glitter cases recalled after causing chemical burns


http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-40803830
http://mashable.com/2017/08/02/glitter-iphone-case-chemical-...

At least one burn victim has "permanent scarring" and another "reported chemical burns and swelling to her leg, face, neck, chest, upper body and hands."

What did they put in those glitter cases? :o




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[*] posted on 3-8-2017 at 09:26


Quote: Originally posted by Mabus  
What did they put in those glitter cases? :o

glycerin ?
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Pure glycerin can cause blisters on the skin. This is because pure glycerin is a humectant (a substance that helps in retaining water), thus drawing water from your skin itself.

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Some people might suffer from glycerin allergies, so its best to avoid products that contain glycerin. Itching, redness of skin and rashes are some of common allergies that glycerin causes.

https://www.boldsky.com/beauty/skin-care/2011/pure-glycerin-...
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I got some glycerin at Walmart today and started putting it on. As soon at it touched my skin it started burning really bad. It was so bad that I had to rinse it off right away.

https://www.inspire.com/groups/talk-psoriasis/discussion/is-...
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[*] posted on 3-8-2017 at 09:50


I never had such severe reaction to glycerin, both anhydrous and slightly wet. This is the first time I hear this.



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[*] posted on 3-8-2017 at 11:48


Glycerin is a common ingredient in skin care products (and a fairly common component of all living things).

Is there anything actually linking it to the original story?
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