Tattoo or permanent make-up ink

Recall published
  • Kokkai Sumi Ink
Product title
Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Lining - Tribal - Tattoo ink
Product description
Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up in a 1oz bottle.
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.53 mg/kg) and lead (measured value: 19.19 mg/kg). Cadmium accumulates in the body and can cause damage to bones and kidneys if absorbed from the tattoo and exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the level of cadmium does not exceed 0.2 mg/kg.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Batch number / barcode
Batch 2013 mar 29, MFG date 23-03-2013, Exp. date : 23-03-2018
Model number
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Country of origin
RAPEX Reference
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands


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