Tattoo ink

Recall published
Product title
Tattoo ink
Solid Gold
Product description
Plastic bottle containing 30 ml of yellow ink.
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value 48 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
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Batch number / barcode
batch 20.07.15; production date 2015.08.20; expiry date 2018.07.20
Model number
Solid Gold
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country


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