Tattoo ink "Intenze Lining Black"

Recall published
2011-11-14
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink "Intenze Lining Black"
Product description
Black liquid. Packaging: black plastic bottle (125 ml) with a screw-on top and nozzle for application.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk because the total content of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is 55.6 mg/kg and the benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) content is 0.3 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: BK 46IMX 40
Best before: 31.08.15/07.2015 (the sample that was tested had both a label from the manufacturer and a label from the importer, each with a different best-before date)
The important factor is the lot number (SS71)
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
1277/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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