Tattoo ink "True Black"

Recall published
2012-01-30
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink "True Black"
Product description
Black plastic bottle with adhesive label and screw cap with nozzle for application and dispersal ball.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk because the total content of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), of which several are confirmed carcinogens, is 53.3 mg/kg. The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) considers that tattoo colours exceeding 0.5 mg/kg total PAH pose a serious risk, in reference to Council of Europe Resolution "ResAP(2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up".
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Batch: BK56IMX40 Lot: SS74 Best before date EXP: 28/02/16
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
0178/12
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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