Tattoo ink "Zuper Black tattoo ink"

Recall published
2011-11-14
Brand
  • Zuper Black
Product title
Tattoo ink "Zuper Black tattoo ink"
Product description
Black tattoo ink. The following inscriptions are reported on the packaging: best-before date 30 May 2014 - Greybusters Berlin.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk because the total content of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is 56.6 mg/kg and the benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) content is 0.2 mg/kg. The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) considers that tattoo colours exceeding 0.5 mg/kg total PAH resp. 0.005 mg/kg BaP 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 No BK31IMX40.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
1276/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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