Facebook is recalling 4 million foam facial interfaces for its Oculus Quest 2 headset over skin irritation, including rashes and hives.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) posted the recall notice. There have been 5,716 reported incidents of skin irritation, as well as 45 cases that required medical attention. The reported issues included “rashes, swelling, burning, itching, hives, and bumps.”
The CPSC says the affected units have “serial numbers that start with ‘1WMHH’ and end with a number below ‘1264.’”
Customers should contact Facebook for a free silicon replacement.