Tattoo ink "Intenze Lining Black"

Recall published
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.
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
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country


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