Tattoo ink

Recall published
2016-04-18
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
Solid Gold
Product description
Plastic bottle containing 30 ml of yellow ink.
Risk
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
Barcode
Model number
Solid Gold
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0483/16
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Italy

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