Tattoo ink

Recall published
2019-01-07
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
SILVER
Product description
29.6-ml bottle of dark grey tattoo ink.
Risk
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures taken
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.014 µg/kg; total of PAHs: 2.7 mg/kg).
Batch number / barcode
Batch number SS239
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0009/19
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Italy

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