Tattoo ink

Recall published
2016-03-21
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
Lightning Yellow
Product description
Tattoo ink supplied in a 30 ml bottle indicating brand, lot and expiry date.
Risk
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine and o-toluidine (measured value 24 mg/kg and 31 mg/kg). Aromatic Amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants. The product does not comply with the national legislation.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Lot 05.02.15; production date 2015.03.05; expiry date 2018.02.05
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0347/16
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Italy

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