Tattoo ink "Makkuro Sumi Dark Gray Tone black tattoo ink"

Recall published
2011-11-28
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink "Makkuro Sumi Dark Gray Tone black tattoo ink"
Product description
Black tattoo ink for human use in a 120 ml plastic bottle.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk because the total polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) content is 17.9 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 with a total PAH content in excess of 0.5 mg/kg and a total BaP content in excess of 0.005 mg/kg pose a serious risk, by 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 LOT # 100198W
Use by 12-2014
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
1348/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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