Tattoo ink "True Black"

Recall published
Product title
Tattoo ink "True Black"
Product description
Black plastic bottle with adhesive label and screw cap with nozzle for application and dispersal ball.
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
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country


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