Tattoo ink

Recall published
2010-03-15
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
Product description
'Brite Orange': transparent plastic bottle. The transparent plastic cap with black base has a smaller orange cap. The front section of the white label bears the trade name 'Starbrite 2' in red. There is a yellow sun underneath the S. The words 'The next generation' are in black below the trade name. Below that, in orange, is the name of the ink, 'Brite Orange' and the wording '1OZ'. 'Bubble Gum': transparent plastic bottle. Black plastic cap. The front section of the white label bears the trade name 'Starbrite 2' in red. There is a yellow sun underneath the S. The words 'The next generation' are in black below the trade name. Below that, in pink, is the name of the ink, 'Bubble Gum Pink' and the wording '2OZ'.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because some azo dyes among the components of tattoo inks may release aromatic amines (o-toluidine, anisidine, 3,3‘-dichlorobenzidine) which are carcinogenic.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Lime green: Lot LG72046 batch: 3
Brite Orange: Lot BO30010 batch: 4
Bubble Gum: Lot BP40022 batch: 5.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
0507/10
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Italy

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