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Canon recalls cameras over skin rash worry

  • Canon is to recall some of its digital cameras after it emerged a chemical reaction involving the device's rubber grip could cause a skin rash.

    The EOS 650D range contains a substance which, when exposed to humidity, produces a substance known as "zinc bis".

    Zinc bis turns the camera's rubber grip white and can also cause irritation.

    Camera owners have been offered a free repair.

    It is believed that 68,200 cameras suffered the manufacturing glitch.